Thank You For An Amazing Year!

Photo: Dr. Martina C. Fuchs, RMF Founder/CEO, making new friends at the Lwala, Kenya Community Hospital, October 1, 2011

We are so grateful to all our friends, supporters and teams around the world and wish everyone a fantastic 2012!

Having wrapped up another successful  we want to pause and say a huge THANK YOU to all of you who supported our work in 2011.  You have helped us achieve so much, and we give our deep thanks to everyone for your generosity and support!

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Real Medicine Foundation in Turkana, Kenya: A Documentary

Our new 15 minute documentary film covers both the history of Real Medicine and highlights our medical and relief work in Turkana, Kenya. This film features incredible on the ground footage of our relief efforts in Turkana, footage of our founder Dr. Martina Fuchs in action, and an interview with New York Times author Jeffrey Gettleman whose article inspired our work in Turkana.  A very special thanks to the whole RMF production team, but especially George Papuashvili, who tirelessly donated both his time and talents to producing this moving documentary for RMF.  Remember to have your YouTube viewer set to High Definition to enjoy this film as it was meant to be seen.

High Definition Video:  http://www.youtube.com/user/RealMedFoundation

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Vacation for Good with Donation Travel

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DonationTravel joins Real Medicine to help Turkana, Kenya.

Between now and March 21st, DonationTravel will be donating $0.10 per search to RMF Turkana relief. Go to http://www.donationtravel.com/kenya and begin your search.Waiting for Food 1

DonationTravel was designed to give back without slowing down.

“We are trying to create a new way of doing business,” says DonationTravel’s Founder. “Up until recently, money from marketing and advertising on these kinds of sites has bypassed all the philanthropic concepts that drive people to do good. This is, in a way, creating a marketing campaign that instead of supporting other corporations, supports non-profits.”

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East Africa BBC Report: Lack of Rain, mass loss of Lives

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From BBC World News: Millions at risk as East Africa rains fail

Aid agency Oxfam warns that a failure of rains across swathes of East Africa is putting millions of lives at risk.

This is the sixth successive season of failed rains in an area already hit by its worst drought in 20 years.

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