OUR MISSION AND PROGRAMS
LOTUS Humanitarian Aid Foundation (LOTUS) is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization founded in 2006. LOTUS) provides humanitarian aid to needy individuals, families, and small communities in Viet Nam with an eye toward connecting the donors, staff, and beneficiaries on a personal, intimate level – thus, promoting a meaningful relationship to all parties.
LOTUS Humanitarian Aid Foundation organizes and funds projects in three general program areas:
LOTUS Open-Heart Program: The Open-Heart program works and cooperates with the provincial level of the Vietnamese Committee for Population, Family, and Children (CPFC) to compile a list of children with suspected heart disease within each district of the province, systematically refer these children and arrange for a definitive diagnosis, surgery schedule, and cost of surgery and post-operative care.
LOTUS Water Harvesting Program. LOTUS has partnered with the Rotary San Miguel Midday Club to install water harvesting cisterns in three communities within the state of Guanajuato Mexico.
Paul Duffey Educational Fund: This newly launched Fund combines several LOTUS scholarship programs seeks to combat Viet Nam’s chronic youth unemployment with educational opportunities.