Health and Wellness

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Health is a cornerstone to overall well-being. In the communities we work, most people do not have access to affordable, dependable medical care. You can change this!

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FFP addresses needs year-round, with and without mission teams. Our staff and partners use donations from generous people like you to provide:

  • Food and water to amputees, blind and others with disabilities in Haiti
  • Food for Haitians without documentation living in the DR who do not receive government support
  • Food and household supplies for those with HIV/AIDS in the Mathare North slum in Kenya
  • COVID-19 health education and prevention activities, including masks distribution and hand-washing stations in the DR and Haiti

The new Center for Health and Wellness next door to FFP house/headquarters in Santo Domingo, DR, will open when COVID-19 is controlled. This initiative was established to serve the medical needs of those unseen and marginalized in the community. Services to be provided may include:

  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • Education on early childhood development
  • First aid, CPR, and Heimlich classes
  • Follow up with those seen by our medical/nursing teams
  • Health education (e.g. disease prevention)
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Urine analysis
  • Vaccinations
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Our medical/nursing mission teams provide critical health screenings, health education, acute care and access in marginalized areas.  They address acute infectious diseases,  injuries and common ailments by:

  • Direct patient care with medicine for common diseases
  • Vitamins for children and pregnant/breast feeding women
  • Health education workshops
  • Referrals into local medical system