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Update on Completed IMHO Projects

Baltimore , MD October 16, 2010


Our History • A 501c3 registered charity in US since 2004 • A registered not-for-profit organization in Canada since 2008 • Registered in Sri Lanka since September 2010 • Next year, we’ll be in EU! • Both medical and nonmedical professionals involved • Strong accountability and transparency


Our Mission, cont. • Areas of focus: – Primary Care & Public Health – Health Education & Training – Capacity-Building

• Identify health needs and empower local partners by providing resources & training • Cultivate sustainability


What Makes IMHO Unique • Volunteer nature of organization • Extensive network of proven contacts on the ground who understand the situation well • Cultural sensitivity and understanding • Ability to fill in the gaps • Unique opportunity to use our expertise, experience to help rebuild NE Sri Lanka • We work within the existing framework and compliment the efforts of the Ministry of Health, enhancing the health services

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Strength of Our Donors • It is the people who believe in our work that make it all possible • Driven almost entirely by private donations YEAR

PROGRAM EXPENSES

2004

$126,788

2005

$339,063

2006

$300,372

2007

$324,594

2008

$612,860

2009

$601,650 $2,032,832

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Strength of Board of Directors • Have been guiding the organization for last 7 years • 10 active Board members + 1 Legal Counsel – Regularly contribute time, services, funds, etc. – All volunteers • 17 trips by board members made to Sri Lanka since inception of IMHO – Goals: 1. to visit and monitor efforts, 2. identify needs, and 3. identify partners & establish partnerships

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Recent Milestones

• Voted in as member of InterAction, the largest conglomeration of US-based relief & development NGOs (180+ members), in Fall 2009 • Continued networking & partnering with dozens of other small to large NGOs/INGOs

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Recent Milestones, cont. • Networking with U.S. State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) • Registered as a USAID Private Voluntary Organization (PVO)

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Major Health Care Crisis for 21st Century Asia


Current Situation in Sri Lanka • We have an opportunity to engage and rebuild • Many different parties have shown interest in working with us, through us • Needs are massive as 300,000 IDPs are resettled and many thousands more already trying to put their lives back together throughout NE

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Status of IDPs in Aug 2010 • Manic farm: 32,000 • Plight of other IDPs


Nutrition: $207,000 total • Milk Powder: $72,000


Vavuniya: $120,000 / Mannar: $15,000


Hygiene Products & Clothes: $16,500 • RDHS/Mannar: $11,000 • Lions Club: $5,000 • Other: $500


Sanitation Needs • Provided funding for 100 toilets: $36,000


Water • 6 tube wells: $13,000


Mobile Medical Clinics: $40,000


Medications: $20,000

International Medical Health Organization (IMHO)


Renovation of Varani Hospital: $5,000


Other 2009 Efforts •RDHS/Jaffna: $61,400 •J/Teaching Hospital: $21,700 •Mobile Clinics: $14,000 •Cancer/Nutrition: $7,000 •Kallady Village Project: $10,000 •Up Country Mobile Clinic: $10,000 •Ramakrishna / Point Pedro: $4,000 •Kudil Psych Rehab: $4,800 •Hindu Board of Education Children’s Home: $8,800 •International Relief (Indonesia, Philippines, Pakistan): $15,000


RDHS Jaffna: $61,400 • Nutrition: $53,000 spent for 2009 – 4000 mothers benefitted since April 2008

• Staff allowance: $8,400 Divisional Hospital, Delft Divisional Hospital, Analaithevu Divisional Hospital, Nainathevu Divisional Hospital, Karainagar Base Hospital, Kayts Divisional Hospital, Punguduthevu Divisional Hospital, Velanai


Jaffna Teaching Hospital: $27,100 • • • •

ICU Renovation: $8,000 Diabetic Center: $7,500 Education and Training: $5,100 Anesthetic Recovery Room: $6,500


Moolai Hospital Mobile Clinics • Monthly clinics at Sandilipay, Moolai, Mathakal, & Arali: $14K


IMHO Projects in 2009 Total Grants IDP Projects Other Projects

- $601,650 - $421,250 -$180,400


20102011


Current IMHO Focus • Mental Health • Physical rehabilitation • Micro credit program


Mental Health

•Mental Health (all projects): $41,300


Amputee Rehab & Disabled Persons Support • Jaffna Jaipur Centre for Disability Rehabilitation (prostheses & mobility devices): $36K


Amputee Rehab, continued • Motivation Charitable Trust (UK) with OfFER: $8,400 (out-door wheel chairs)


Meththa Foundation in Mannar

Mehta Foundation (UK): $7,900


Current need # 1 • 14,000 recent IDPs in need of physical rehabilitation • Approximately $200 per prosthesis • So far, we’ve invested $90,600 on amputee projects


Microcredit • Survivors Associated: $10K • Kalmunai Mental Health Society: $10K • Kilinochchi micro credit project: $20K


Kalmunai Micro Credit Project


Kilinochchi Micro Credit Project


Kilinochchi Micro Credit Project


Current need # 2 • Micro credit program at $250-500 per family • About 5,000 recipients in need


Donating Portable Echo to BTH


Current need # 3

• Cataract Surgery for 300 patients at $30 per person


Current need # 4 • 50,000 people are back in Mullaitivu but only 6 physicians • 4 Pre-interns at $250 per month for one year


Current need # 5

• Nutritional supplement for returned IDPs in Mullaitivu at $25 per pregnancy for 1,000 mothers


Estimated Project 1- Mental Health services 2-Resettlement 3-Amputee Rehabilitation 4-Maternal & child Health 5-primary care services 6- current ongoing projects 7-BTH request Total

$ 50,000 $ 100,000 $ 200,000 $160,000 (included in resettlement) $10,000 $ 100,000 $ 720,000


THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

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