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News about Dr. Erdi

 

On the evening of the 14th of January, we had to let go our very beloved, brave and tough co-founder Dr. Erdi Huizenga. She died in peace and we are intensely sad. The funeral will take place on Tuesday, January 21. Our thoughts are with Dr. Erdi and we wish family and friends a lot of strength with this dramatic event.

More information will be provided via this link

Sander, Gert and Ruurd

Donations Are Welcome

The Smarter Hospital Foundation is a non-profit foundation. We believe in a vision to help the people who can not help thereselves. Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can change the world. There are several ways to donate to the Smarter Hospital Foundation and support us in realizing our vision.

Our Vision & Mission & Goals

Vision

We believe in a world where the able help the people who are not yet able to help themselves. We believe by showing this we inspire others to join in this believe. In partnership with local governance and having a local presence, we can improve the healthcare and childcare in Sierra Leone in a smart and practical way. Our long term vision is to set up and support self-sustainable and self-provisioning healthcare examples which can be copied by governments and other organizations. 

Mission

Our mission is to create a healthcare standard within Sierra Leone which rivals that of Western world, to decrease suffering and increase childcare. Our organization consists of diverse talents and skill sets, e.g. healthcare, childcare and IT expertise. Although our team has here roots in The Netherlands we have now a diverse team with international experience. This diversity empowers us to come up with creative and practical solutions for the various challenges on the African continent.

Goals

The non-profit Smarter Hospital Foundation is a joint initiative of befriended doctors with local presence in Sierra Leone and a multidisciplinary team in the Netherlands which together define projects to support and improve local healthcare and childcare in Sierra Leone with the focus on Makeni and Yele. The Smarter Hospital Foundation set itself the goals to:

  • Provide hospitals in Sierra Leone with doctors, medicines, medical equipment, improved infrastructure, training, knowledge and IT.
  • Improve primary education in Sierra Leone by improving infrastructure and education methods.
  • Improve child care in Sierra Leone with a focus on Ebola orphans.