Tonga soa, bienvenue,
and welcome to HELP Madagascar's
Madagascar is a nonprofit, Christian development organization
working to empower the poorest of the poor for
self-change through Health,
Education & Life-skills Projects. Based
in Toamasina (a.k.a., Tamatave) along
Madagascar’s central east coast, HELP works primarily in
Toamasina-ville, the rural districts surrounding the
town, and a few sites near the national capital,
highlights of HELP’s work…
& Human Rights:
61% of the Malagasy population living on less than
$1 USD a day, even a minor illness or injury can be
HELP provides free and subsidized health care
for the poorest of the poor.
HELP also stresses lifestyle changes that
help prevent common health problems.
Human rights advocacy is another important
aspect of HELP’s work, including aiding victims of
child abuse, domestic violence and sexual assault.
year, HELP Madagascar
assists at least 200 children and young adults to
attend school from pre-K to university.
About 75 of those students are enrolled
on-site in a ten-month intensive “catch-up”
class to help orphans, dropouts and illiterate teens
reintegrate into school.
The course offers free school supplies, a
daily hot lunch, and medical/dental assistance as
incentives to motivate students and their parents.
training is another crucial aspect to help break the
cycle of poverty and hopelessness.
HELP sponsors adolescents and
young adults to programs that prepare for a career
in carpentry, metalwork, sewing and embroidery, etc.
Modest, no-interest loans are available on a
case-by-case basis for small enterprise development.
Post-cyclone disaster relief, emergency
medical aid, assistance after a house fire or the
death of a family member – HELP strives to show
compassion and minimize suffering when the
has been working informally since 2000 and was
formally registered with the Malagasy government in
additional details about HELP Madagascar, including it programs and founders, please click
on the “About” tab.
Thank you for your interest in
HELP and the
people of Madagascar!
& Kimberly Baldwin Radford
helpmg @ gmail.com