Our Stories

  • Safe Stoves for Guatemalan Families

    One of the big projects that Timmy has supported in Guatemala over the years is the Pop Wuj Safe Stoves Initiative. Pop Wuj has been building safe stoves in the surrounding communities for over 20 years, and it is a project that numerous students participate in during their time studying at Pop Wuj. On a few occasions, Timmy students from high school chapters have even traveled to Guatemala specifically to participate in the Safe Stoves Initiative.

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  • Thoughts from a Timmy Alum

    by Zach Schwenk Zach was involved with the IU Timmy student chapter during his time at IU and also served as the first Timmy Nonprofit Management Fellow during the 2010-2011 fiscal year. He recently traveled with Timmy to Quito, Ecuador on our first ever Timmy Alumni trip in July 2014. This blog highlights some of his thoughts and memories of

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  • New Support from the MDRT Foundation

    Timmy Global Health is thrilled to announce that we are the recipients of a $10,00 grant from the Million Dollar Round Table Foundation. Please contact Sarah Hollis, Development & Communication Manager at sarah@timmyglobalhealth.org for more information. August 13, 2014 — As part of its Worldwide Grant Program, the MDRT Foundation awarded a $10,000 grant to Timmy Global Health. This grant will

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  • Improving Child Nutrition in Xela

    By Ashley Aue Ashley is Timmy’s Medical Programs Coordinator in Xela, Guatemala. Working with our international partner organization Pop-Wuj, Ashley has played a pivotal role in overseeing the development and launch of our joint Nutrition Program, which aims to alleviate the effects of chronic malnutrition in Timmy communities. Below are some exciting updates and results from the first year of

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  • Medical Volunteers Needed in August

    As Timmy Global Health heads into our new fiscal year, we’re excited about what the coming months will bring for our programs. We’re expanding our trips to new sites in the Dominican Republic, planning to send more teams abroad in the next 12 months than ever before, and looking forward to providing much-needed healthcare services to thousands of patients, families,

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  • Meet the New Timmy Fellows

    Rohan Divecha and Emily Bissett are the new Timmy Nonprofit Management Fellows for the 2014-15 academic year. They are joining the Timmy Team in Indianapolis for the next year to assist with a number of program development and administrative projects – focusing a lot of their energies on working with our growing student chapters. Below is a Q&A that gives

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  • Nigeria Health Program Updates

    Nigeria Health Program Updates by Scott Pegg Bebor Model Nursery & Primary School, one of Timmy’s international partners, has schools in the communities of Bane, Bodo and Bori in Rivers State, Nigeria. Two years ago, Bebor implemented a new health initiative aimed at 100 of the poorest and most vulnerable children at its school in Bodo. In the following blog,

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  • A Non-Med Take on Global Health

    By Alexis Daniel  Alexis, Timmy’s Fundraising & Marketing Intern and a soon-to-be Junior at Indiana University, is different from a lot of her fellow IU Timmy chapter members. Unlike many of her peers, she’s not studying biology or chemistry, she’s not pre-med, and she’s not planning to work directly in a healthcare field after graduation. Nevertheless, she was actively involved

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  • The Value of Spokes in the Wheel

    By Interim Executive Director, Charla Cain Walking into the Indianapolis office this morning, I was quickly passed by a biking commuter. The rapidly spinning wheels reminded me of the positive forward motion Timmy Global Health is experiencing as an organization. Expansion into new sites, continued standardization of practices, our Medical Advisory Committee, an office full of talented and eager summer

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