Meet Foni

Meet Foni
December 12, 2018 Callie Daniels-Howell

Foni is a loving mother, wife, and friend. She and her family, migrants from Haiti, face many obstacles in the Dominican Republic, including access to healthcare.

When Foni was pregnant with her second child in 2013, she started feeling pain in her chest that continued to worsen. She couldn’t work, she couldn’t care for her daughter, and soon she could barely get out of bed. Then Foni visited a Timmy clinic.

There, doctors at the clinic performed tests and found a large mass in Foni’s abdomen. Through Timmy’s referral system, Foni was then able to see a specialist, and surgeons were then able to remove a 16 pound tumor from her abdomen. Foni was able to deliver her baby safely, and now has two happy and healthy children.

Meet Foni:

In Latin America, 30% of people do not receive access to healthcare because of economic reasons, another 20% do not get access because of geographic reasons. Our strong local partnerships and referral system allow us to fulfill our mission to expand global health equity, one patient at a time.

With a donation to Timmy Global Health, you can provide care and change a life, like Foni’s.