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Global Breast Care Initiative

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Cancer, Health, International, International Cultural Exchange, International Exchange, International Relief

Mission: The Global Breast Care Initiative strives to combine knowledge compassion, resources, and technology to better the lives of girls and women around the world.

Results: The World Health Organization defines breast screening as critical for early detection. But mammography is not always an option in low-resource environments. Even in developed countries, many women go without breast scanning and health services. With the assistance of new technology, the Global Scanning Project partners with local communities and organizations to provide low cost and free breast health services.

Target demographics: to improve access to affordable breast care for rural and underserved populations.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 200 women

Geographic areas served: We work worldwide through area specific projects

Programs: Healthy Women, Healthy World! & Global Breast Prosthesis Project

Community Stories

20 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I was just trained to work with this amazing breast health scanner. I am very grateful for the opportunity to help women of all ages.

Client Served

Rating: 5

I did not have the money to purchase a breast prosthesis after my surgery and chemotherapy. Global Breast Care Initiative provided me with a form for free. I am very grateful.

Client Served

Rating: 5

Trully rural healthcare screening for free. Thank you Global Breast Care Initiative for helping me.

Client Served

Rating: 5

This organization helped convince my mom that breast health screening was essential. While we had waited too long for her, I will always be grateful for their perseverance.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Imagine free breast health check-ups in a rural setting, mountain village or church community. It is a reality and this organization is making it happen. The will receive my donations and my gratitude.

Client Served

Rating: 5

Finally, a technology that is simple to understand. A 10-minute breast checkup.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I am excited to be a part of the Global Breast Care Initiative and the Healthy Women, Healthy World! project. With more than 20 years in breast cancer non-profit, this organization is unique in its focus and understanding of a global issue.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

We found this breast health nonprofit online and were impressed with the new scanning technology offered and the approach to reaching all women regardless of cost or location. We are volunteering at the next event and can not wait to help.

Donor

Rating: 5

Recently chose this breast health organization for our company's donation because of their belief that women deserve access to affordable and proper health care, including breast health care. Thank you and keep up the wonderful work!

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Client Served

Rating: 5

Kind and compassionate, they helped me overcome my fear to have a breast scan. All clear unitl next year!

1

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Not just another "pink" organization! They will have my support.

Client Served

Rating: 4

Helping our community is more than just giving money. The Volunteers at the GBCI showed my mother compassion. I was honestly surprised. Thank you.

Donor

Rating: 5

We recently volunteered and partnered with the Global Breast Care Initiative, donating materials and were very impressed with the people and the organization. Small, simple and dedicated. We look forward to our next event.

Client Served

Rating: 5

An amazing group of volunteers, staff and community workers. Thank you for all that you do!

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Client Served

Rating: 4

Breast screening is not available in our rural community. The Global Scanning Project changed that! Thank you!

Donor

Rating: 5

Culture and personal experience is a major part of the acceptance of health care. The Global Breast Care Initiative recognizes this and strives to incorporate cultural ideas, understanding, and trust to elevate the health of women and young girls all across the world.

Client Served

Rating: 4

Thank you for bringing breast screening to low income and underserved women!

Client Served

Rating: 5

I appreciated the help and financial support given my aunt.

Client Served

Rating: 5

Kind and informative. Those involved showed compassion when it was needed most.

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Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

Amazing use of new ideas and technology to expand access to breast screening. Their Scanning Projects consider geography and cultural as an integral part of healthcare. Very honored to be a part of these projects.