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Sumba Foundation is a private, non-profit, non-governmental organization established in 2001. The goal of the foundation is to reduce the burden of poverty the Sumbanese are faced with. Sumba Foundation helps to provide access to clean water and good health care, education and supports nutrition programs in schools.
The aid philosophy of Sumba Foundation is to help the people help themselves by empowering them while preserving and respecting their rich cultural heritage.

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One of the Sumba Foundation health clinics in Sumba.

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A nurse employed by Sumba Foundation is examining a skin sample under the microscope – an important tool to confirm the diagnosis of fungal skin infections, scabies, and leprosy.

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People are waiting at the clinic for a medical check-up. All care provided by Sumba Foundation is free of charge.