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Why fundraising in rounds works
This post first appeared in the Stanford Social Innovation Review. It’s hard to raise money. But philanthropic funding is vital to nonprofits, and as a result, most organizations f
Our Universal Fund passed 1,000 members!
A few months ago, we launched the Universal Fund to give donors a way to automatically support a new Watsi patient every month. Now, we’re excited to announce that it passed
Humble Bundles are changing lives in Kenya
The Watsi team recently visited Kijabe Hospital, a Watsi partner hospital in Kenya, located about 65 kilometers northwest of Nairobi. In Kenya, there are about 1.7 physicians for
Addressing a scaling issue
Watsi is committed to 100% transparency. In light of that, we wanted to share a recent operational challenge that resulted in a breach of our partnership procedures, and outline th
Meet Caroline + Jen!
Caroline (left) and Jen (right) are Watsi’s summer editorial + content interns! Caroline is entering her second year at UCLA, where she is pursuing a pre-medical degree as a Human
Meet our summer writers!
We are excited to announce our summer 2015 volunteer writers! Watsi volunteer writers are the masterminds behind every patient story you see on watsi.org. Our volunteers take raw d
Graham is studying web science and interaction design at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in upstate New York, where he manages an open source education platform called Grapefruit
At four years old, David was diagnosed with a brain tumor
His mom didn’t give up. She saved her money and brought him 2,000 miles to a hospital that could. Before she arrived, she had no idea how she would pay for treatment. But when she
Watsi is hiring a full-stack engineer
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives. Watsi is a global crowdfunding platform that enables anyone to directly fund healthcare for people around the world.