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For The Other Half Of The Sky

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Article by Ozzy SamadOver the last few years, you may have seen some of the more visible changes at BBF such as a reader friendly newsletter, updated website and greater social media presence, a defined programmatic structure under the H.I.D.E. umbrella of Healthcare, Infrastructure, Disaster Response, and Education, and our local efforts focusing on vision and diabetes screening mobile community …

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COVID-19 Support In Trinidad & Tobago

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In June of 2021, Brother’s Brother Foundation worked with our long-standing partner Food for the Poor to send a container of medical supplies and equipment to the dual-island nation of Trinidad and Tobago. The country is one of the most prosperous in the Caribbean due to its oil and gas industries. However, low labor productivity, inefficient government bureaucracy, corruption, and …

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Update On The Foundation Work In Sub-Saharan Africa

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Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) has many longstanding partnerships throughout Africa to include Liberia, Sierra Leone, Malawi, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe. We also support medical shipments, solar projects, and Med-Surg trips in many other locations throughout the continent and are always seeking to form new relationships to support those in need. During the last 6 months of 2021, BBF sent several 40’ …

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Positive Impacts In The Kingdom Of Eswatini

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Over the past year and a half, Free Wheelchair Mission (FWM) has become a diligent partner of Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF). Many of our partnered shipments have gone to the Kingdom of Eswatini, previously called the Kingdom of Swaziland, a landlocked country in the eastern flank of South Africa, where it adjoins Mozambique. Eswatini has had additional needs for healthcare …

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Gratitude For Support Received During Giving Tuesday

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Your generous donations on Giving Tuesday, November 30, 2021, have provided several ways of supporting the Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) mission in the areas of health, infrastructure, disaster response and education (H.I.D.E.). Through the help of your contribution, you will alleviate the discomfort and hardship of many individuals in the United States and around the world as they have faced …

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New Donor Highlight: Tris Pharma

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Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) is delighted to share the news of a new partner working with us, Tris Pharma. Since October of this year, Tris Pharma has begun donating medicines to support our Healthcare Program. More than 875,000 doses of medication for acute and chronic conditions, such as gout, have been received. BBF staff have swiftly sent these requested medicines …

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Programmatic Growth, Organizational Partnerships, & Staff Development

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Article by Ozzy SamadWe are pleased to say that BBF is in a never-ending quest to develop and enhance our programs and services to better assist underserved members of society. With your support, we have been able to serve those in need both here at home and in the far corners of the globe. Our goal is to help bridge …

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BBF Continues Commitment to Partners in Africa

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Article by Liam CarstensBrother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) continues our longstanding commitment to partners throughout sub-Saharan Africa. Thus far in 2021, we have supported seven shipments to organizations and healthcare facilities on the African continent, including three to Malawi, two to Sierra Leone, and one each to Zimbabwe and Kenya. In addition, BBF engages in other initiatives such as supporting solar …

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As International Travel Begins to Pick Up So Does Our Med-Surg Program

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Article by Abigael SiecinskiI started working at Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) in the summer of 2020. I heard so much about our robust Hand Carry Med-Surg Program; for example, in 2019 we supported over 300 groups. Throughout my first year I had the pleasure of working with a handful of brave and compassionate organizations which continued to travel and serve …

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New Donor Spotlight: Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

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Article by Liam CarstensBrother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) has received our first donation from Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Macleods is a global pharmaceutical company that recently contributed medications for diabetes, inflammation, and hypertension along with topical steroids, anti-viral treatments, and antibiotics. BBF is pleased to be working with Macleods and truly appreciates their donation of these useful medications, which will be sent …