Indoor fires are a key part of Sumbanese culture, but the associated health risks needed a solution.
No education and undereducation can debilitate families. Access to education has been a primary goal of the Sumba Foundation since its inception.
Sumba is sometimes referred to as the “Forgotten Island”. Every dollar given to the Sumba Foundation goes right back into the community to let people like Berta know they are, in fact, not forgotten.
Thousands of lives have been touched by the Sumba Foundation, and every one of those lives has a story. This is Milke’s story …
Dr. Claus Bogh reflects upon his 10 years in Sumba and some of the lives changed by the foundation, including the heartwarming story of three-year-old Natalia.
Giving is a privilege, and the need is great. Learn how your support of the Sumba Foundation has been helping Sumbanese children and adults.
The struggle for health is real, as illustrated by Selestiana’s harrowing battle with malaria. But, thanks to generous supporters like you, the Sumba Foundation programs are making huge advances on the island.
Check out a 3D preview of the learning center going in at Hobabwi.
A glimpse into the earlier years of the the Health Project work to control, reduce and eradicate malaria in Sumba