Country of Operation
Target income level
- Bottom 20%
- Lower-middle income (20-40%)
- Eye care
- Maternal, newborn and child health
SummaryHealthbridge Global is a non-profit organization that partners with local communities to strengthen capacity in health services and spreading the gospel. The Christian-led organization currently operates two projects: A maternity center in Romania and eye care services in India.
Healthbridge Global partners with local organizations that are already or planning to be self-sustaining. Healthbridge Global provides the additional spiritual and human resources to increase local capacity. The organization is founded upon values of dignity, relational, indigenous leadership, and sustainability and looks forward to expand on their current services to other areas of the world that have significant needs.
Key program components
Healthbridge Global currently operates two projects. LIFE Medical Center is a fully functional maternity center. The center allows women to access services from the moment they discover they are pregnant to delivery, postpartum, and early pediatric care. LIFE's extensive educational, counseling, prevention, maternal and gynecological services has saved 810 babies from abortion, counseled 32,900 women, and trained 17,200 students.
ICAREFORINDIA is a project with a mission to provide eye care services and glasses to vulnerable populations in India. The project is in partnership with local eye care, dental and general medica professionals that dedicate personal time and money to work with these communities. From January 5th-16th, 2016, Healthbridge Global is partnering with a local NGO, New Hope Ministries to provide eye care services in India. The organization anticipates to administer 2,000 pairs of custom made glasses, 2,000 pairs of reading glasses, eye medications, and provide eye care services to 8,000 prospective patients (including 500 cataract surgeries).