The International Surgical Health Initiative is a humanitarian non-profit organization that provides free surgical care to underserved communities, worldwide, regardless of race, religion, politics, geography or financial considerations.
ISHI is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization in the US (IRS Charity # 27-0202313) and a federally registered charity in Canada (Reg. # 849367115RR000). It is entirely organized, managed and operated by volunteers, who want to give back to the less fortunate people in need of surgical care.
WHAT WE DO:
ISHI is dedicated to assist underserved communities by:
1) Improving the health of people by providing needed surgical care.
2) Remaining highly efficient with the funds it raises. Over 93% of donations are directly spent on missions.
3) Introducing developed country health professionals to patients in developing countries.
4) Training volunteers and local health staff to provide first class surgical care with severely limited surgical facilities and resources.