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Meet Bo, our volunteer alumni coordinator!
A former volunteer writer and editor, Bo now manages Watsi volunteer alumni, planning events and spearheading alumni engagement. She currently works in public policy for a public h
Meet our remote profile editors!
These wonderful editors curate patient profiles from all around the world. Melissa Tickle is a recent graduate from Lehigh University with a passion for impact investing, crowd fun
Watsi featured in First Round Review
We talked with First Round about how thoughtful branding, user testing, and happiness-driven marketing made for the successful launch of our Universal Fund. Read the full article
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