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Amazon Promise

FOUNDED IN 1993

Mission: To give essential medical care to and attention that alleviates suffering, saves lives, and inspires hope in all concerned.

Who We Are: Amazon Promise is a U.S.-based, non-profit organization founded to provide desperately needed medical and dental care to remote populations living in the Upper Amazon Basin of Northeastern Peru. Our Peruvian operations are headquartered in the jungle city of Iquitos where we provide medical services and education to its residents and neighboring Belen. Additionally, we conduct routine medical outreach, training, and education in 40 remote villages. Medical, dental and non-medical volunteers work alongside our seasoned American and Peruvian staff to serve the needs of over 5,000 people each year.


 

Organization Type

  • Nonprofit Organization or Foundation
  • Medical Focus
  • Primary Care
  • Emergency Medicine

Focus Countries

  • Peru

Typical Number of Trips per Year

  • 4-5

Program Focus Areas

  • Training for Healthcare Providers
  • Patient and Community Education
  • Non-Communicable Disease
  • Infectious Disease
  • Water Sanitation Hygiene
  • Maternal and Child Health

Does your organization have experience responding to humanitarian emergencies and natural disasters?

  • Yes

Is emergency response one of your organization’s main activities, or is it conducted only occasionally?

  • Only occasionally undertaken

What are the main focus areas of your organization’s response activities?

  • Primary Care
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Disease Outbreak

Does your organization respond in a specific country(ies), or wherever your services are needed?

  • Country(ies)

Country(ies)

  • Peru

 


 

CONTACT NAME    Patty Webster
ROLE / TITLE / POSITION    President
TELEPHONE     248-635-3897
ADDRESS     P.O. Box 1304, Newburyport, MA 01950, United States    Map It

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