International Child Care Usa Inc

Rating: 5 stars   28 reviews

Issues: International

Location: 240 W. Michigan Kalamazoo MI 49007 USA

Mission: The mission of International Child Care USA is to respond to a loving God by promoting health and well-being for the children and families of Haiti and the Dominican Republic through caring service and the education of others. Our goal is to raise funds for health-related programs operated by our Haitian and Dominican offices and educate Americans about the health needs in these developing countries. We have a shared vision of health and wholeness for children and families in empowered communities, and all our activities fall within the scope of that vision.
Target demographics: bring health and wholeness to children and families in empowered communities.
Geographic areas served: Haiti and the Dominican Republic
Programs: Grace Children's Hospital, Community Based Rehabilitation, Ophthalmology Clinic, Community Health, Inoculations, Maternal Health and Community Inclusion.
2014 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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EIN 35-6059274
1-800-722-4453
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As a board member and volunteer, I have worked with ICC for around 10 yrs now, and traveled to Haiti with them at least 1-2 times/year. The US staff is helpful and works hard to see that funds are used with good stewardship in mind, putting the needs of the children of Haiti and the Dominican Republic above all else. I have been particularly impressed witht he dedication of the Haitian and Dominican Health Care workers who work for ICC to provide care for their patients even when resources are slim. The workers in Haiti worked non-stop during the weeks following the earthquake providing care for both their patients as well as those in the community. The Dominicans worked to help the Haitians following the earthquake, and have continued to provide care for all the disabled kids they help, with reduced budgets due to having to help their Haitian colleagues. One of my colleagues referred to Grace Children's Hospital as "the little hospital that could" which I think aptly describes a place that provides top notch care with very few resources. I can only hope to do as well as my Haitian and Dominican colleagues....

 
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