SurfAid, in partnership with communities and government, works to prevent disease, suffering and death through educational programs and health promotion that aim to change poor health behaviors and reduce the risk from natural disasters. SurfAid’s goal is to empower communities to help themselves and build local capacity so their improved health resilience is sustainable. SurfAid follows the organizational values of accountability, transparency and partnership. The activities epitomize the universal human values expressed through local and global citizenship – empathy and compassion, respect for community, social justice and equity for all, economic, environmental and social sustainability, and a belief that we can all make a difference.
To learn more visit their site at http://www.surfaidinternational.org/