The challenges of establishing and sustaining an overseas enterprise: One Haitian NGO's Perspective

Elizabeth Greig, Cheryl Clark Cornely, Barth A Green

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This article describes the creation of Project Medishare for Haiti, Inc, a US 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and its counterpart in Haiti, Project Medishare in Haiti, a nongovernmental organization that provides health care resources and training and education in Haiti. It summarizes the strategy for fundraising and sustaining such an enterprise in a developing country and discusses the lessons learned and goals achieved during the last 20 years.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1058-1060
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Craniofacial Surgery
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2015



  • Funding
  • Haiti
  • health care
  • nongovernmental organization
  • Project Medishare
  • sustainability

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology

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