Black Lives Matter

Sante Total was founded on the belief that the well-being of the entireperson including their physical and emotional health, educationalopportunities, and employment, is a fundamental human right. Our work is in Haiti, a country birthed by slaves who revolted anddemanded those rights for themselves. Centuries later, Haiti is stillthe poorest country in the Western hemisphere.  […]

Giving Tuesday

This giving Tuesday, please consider Sante Total to make a donation! See the attached letter from Dr. Barbara Weis about our year in review: Dear friends of Sante Total, Mesi Anpil (thank you so much), for your generous donations of time, energy, and money, and your willingness to help!  I write this letter with a […]

Check out our Winter Newsletter

Check out our latest newsletter! Inside you can find an article from Temrah Okonski about a memorable time providing physical therapy to a pediatric patient, updates on the new clinic building, a summary about a survey we completed with our patients, and updates about certain fundraisers we are running. As always, a huge thank you […]

Consider us on Giving Tuesday!

As Thanksgiving is coming up, and with it, Giving Tuesday, we ask that you consider making a donation to Sante Total! We have received enough donations to fund the completion of our clinic building but there are still many projects that we need your help on, including: Funding the clinic staff’s salaries, including our new […]

Thank you to our donors!

Thank you to all of our donors! We appreciate every donation, and are close to reaching our goal of finishing the new clinic thanks to all of you.  Our Spring and Fall 2018 donors: Lisa Reed Andrew Wallace Carolyn Randall Dr. Paul and Mrs. Betty Haley Unitarian Universalist Church of Rockville Dr. Barbara Weis & […]

Fall 2015 Newsletter

Summer 2015 newsletter

Summer-2015-newsletter

Building roads in Jacsonville

The people of Jacsonville are beginning a project to improve the roads in their community. A message from Moosantu: We haven’t done any work on the road, but they sometimes put concrete blocks on it to help fill in the holes. It is used daily by people of Jacsonville to go into town to sell […]

Gabriel Thelus visits Pittsburgh

Gabriel Thelus, a native of Jacsonville (formerly Matabonite) Haiti, and long-time community leader, will visit Pittsburgh for the first time from September 28 to October 4, 2012. Thelus is the son of a poor Haitian farmer and attended Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va., earning an associate’s degree in agronomy in 1994. Following graduation, he returned […]

Description of the Project

Sante Total: Healthcare for Haiti’s Poorest Sante Total (which means “Total Health” in Haitian Kreyol), an organization founded in 2009 by Tulane medical student Alison Smith with community leaders in Jacsonville, Haiti, with the vision to provide sustainable healthcare to rural communities in the Central Plateau region of the country.  The approach is to address […]