How You Can Help
Pathmos Foundation (PF) is committed to advancing the attainment of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDG) across sub-Saharan Africa. You can too can help in this cause.
With minimal attention directed towards the already fragmented healthcare system in impoverished communities in Africa, PF works to be instrumental in closing the gaps in service areas and utilizing innovations in technology to help under-served and un-served sub-Saharan African populations gain access to preventative healthcare.
To continue promoting and supporting more effective healthcare delivery, PF must constantly maintain and develop new programs. Your donations will support PF to fulfill its mission and remain true to its objectives.
Support Pathmos Foundation with your donations by clicking on SUPPORT. No amount is too small and it will go a long way in helping to attend to the healthcare situation in Sub-Sahara Africa.
You can also support Pathmos Foundation by inquiring about volunteer opportunities. Pathmos Foundation will be organizing several health fairs and will need as many volunteers as possible. Send your email inquiries about volunteering to email@example.com.
Thank you in advance for your support.
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