10 years ago today, on December 26th, 2004, we were celebrating the 2nd Day of Christmas, when a massive tsunami hit South Asia, and the first images of the devastation and despair started flooding TV screens. The number of fatalities kept climbing until it was hard to imagine, hard putting into perspective what this meant. I remember when the death toll hit 80,000, and I thought: we had 1,000 students in my high school, now this is 80 times my high school. Read more here, in Martina’s story.
a lovely thank you from Stephney Minerva Fernando, Project Coordinator, Sri Lanka
Purpose – To celebrate 08 LONG years of Service of the REAL MEDICINE CLINIC.
On the 25th of October 2014, all the members of the Real Medicine Foundation had experienced an enjoyable time participating to a delicious Lunch at GAYANA RESTAURANT, at Medaketiya in Tangalle.
This was to remember the efficient Service of the Clinic Staff, WITH THE MOST VALUABLE SUPPORT OF THE REAL MEDICINE FOUNDATION. We all give our Thanks & Appreciation & the Gratitude to our Executive Director of the...
Eamen Hameed of healingPAQ interviews RMF CEO/Founder Dr. Martina Fuchs on her passion, vision, intention, experience, challenges, failures, successes, teachings, western and alternative medicine, service and approach in life.
Follow the link to visit healingPAQ’s website and listen to the interview
Click on link to visit our website where Annual Report can be viewed and downloaded as a PDF document
Photo: Dr. Martina C. Fuchs, RMF Founder/CEO, making new friends at the Lwala, Kenya Community Hospital, October 1, 2011
We are so grateful to all our friends, supporters and teams around the world and wish everyone a fantastic 2012!
Having wrapped up another successful we want to pause and say a huge THANK YOU to all of you who supported our work in 2011. You have helped us achieve so much, and we give our deep thanks to everyone for your generosity and support!
In 2011 we..
If you were considering donating to a worthy cause in 2010 and taking advantage of the tax benefits of charitable donations, now is your last chance to contribute!
As we look towards new efforts and projects in 2011 it is only through your generous funding that we will be able to continue our long term development projects in some of the poorest areas on this planet.
As you know, we have set the goal of raising $100,000 by December 31st, and would greatly appreciate if you consider Real Medicine for your year-end donation.
In the spirit of Real Medicine Foundation’s concept...
For full PDF version of our report, please click on the link below:
Almost 6 years after the last Tsunami in Indonesia and the founding of Real Medicine in Sri Lanka, another Tsunami has struck the area, this one resulting with at least 272 dead and so far another 400 missing. Officials are saying there were faults with an early warning system designed to alert locals to the 3m-high (10ft) wave.
Full article from BBC news here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-11632982
To read about our continuing relief efforts in Sri Lanka click here.
To contribute to this initiatives, please visit our website at realmedicinefoundation.org.
photo: The new class of preschoolers of Palathuduwa
Our Tangalle Children Relay Preschool had operated with our support from 2006 until the end of 2009. During this time, Real Medicine covered the teacher’s, the children were provided with uniforms, stationary, playing instruments, school materials, cultural and educational tours, a daily meal, and medical treatments all free of charge. In an great example of our long term goals of self-sustainability, over the past few years the community we have been serving has been able to slowly recover from the Tsunami and return to their previous lifestyle. This also means the community...
The clinic that started it all off for RMF, more than 5 years ago in Tangalle, Sri Lanka, continues to thrive and provide, community outreach and health education programs to Yayawatta Village and the surrounding areas. These areas have still barely gotten back on their feet after the complete destruction of many surrounding villages and infrastructure 5 years ago by the Tsunami. The clinic’s main beneficiaries include the population of Seenimodara, Kadurupokuna and Palapotha.
Having this convenient access to free healthcare is especially important for the areas young mothers, children, and the elderly. During the last 3 month...