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Treasure Beach Community Health Clinic

$70,000 Goal
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What is the need?

Treasure Beach in St. Elizabeth has long needed an urgent care facility and community health clinic - with easy access for the Treasure Beach community, school children and visiting tourists.  This fishing and farming village - that is the home of community tourism - is located on the south coast of rural Jamaica. These videos summarize the work done to date and the need:

Who is working on this project?

Through the collaborative efforts of community members - working with the non-profit, private and public sectors - Treasure Beach has an opportunity to make this happen. At present, the community is served by medical professionals - Dr. Vish Pothula (a retired US Navy Captain) and Mrs. Sandra Pothula, Family Nurse Practitioner - and many other volunteers.  It takes the whole village working together. The project has the full support of the Member of Parliament, Floyd Green. Supporting organizations include:

What is the request?

A suitable building - next to the Sandy Bank Primary School on the main road - has been identified.  With your help, the building can be appropriately renovated and equipped for health care purposes. In addition to meeting the health needs of residents and visitors, the facility will be a training location for medical students. Target US$70,000.