Ti Kay, Inc. is a U.S. based medical non-profit organization serving Port-au-Prince, Haiti, that works to support the Haitian public health system to treat, and hence, prevent the spread of tuberculosis (TB). Based in Port-au-Prince, Ti Kay supplemen... Read more
Ti Kay, Inc. is a U.S. based medical non-profit organization serving Port-au-Prince, Haiti, that works to support the Haitian public health system to treat, and hence, prevent the spread of tuberculosis (TB). Based in Port-au-Prince, Ti Kay supplements the work of public health by providing volunteer on-site medical providers and additional nursing care, as well as ensuring that all care is free to both inpatients and outpatients. One of the goals of Ti Kay is to build and strengthen systems in a sustainable way by working within the Haitian public health care system, thereby strengthening Haiti’s public health system overall.
Ti Kay's primary focus is tuberculosis treatment. After the 2010 earthquake, there were patients who needed to be hospitalized with TB and HIV and had no where to go. A TB clinic started in a tent and became a inpatient unit and then became a system for helping patients who couldn't make it to and through treatment on their own. We work comprehensively with patients and their families to access and adhere to the treatment they need to thrive in the face of TB, HIV, and the many barriers that made them vulnerable.
I have been working for just a month or so with Ti Kay as a volunteer grant writer. It's been a great experience with supportive co-volunteers. The organization is truly working with Haitians to build up the Haitian healthcare system and economy while helping those in need.
Ti Kay is everything you want a charity to be.
- Good stewards of donations, no big overhead costs
- Working WITH the people of the country they are helping
-building systems to make their impact sustainable
They are a hard working bunch of people that are making a difference!
Ti Kay is an amazing organization to volunteer with - if there was any way to give them more than 5 stars, I would! Ti Kay provides excellent and consistent care to one of the most underserved populations in Haiti. I've volunteered with Dr. Coffee and her team of local nurses several times since the quake, and it's always a rewarding experience. If you want to help make a lasting difference in Haiti, consider spending your time with Ti Kay!
Ti Kay Haiti is a great organization that's supports the infrastructure of Haiti, and isn't just a "help and leave" organization like so many others. They've been making incredible progress and saving lives since 2010, and I'm proud to have made the little contribution I did.
This clinic is a heart-warming bundle of hard work, resourcefulness, and love. Working alongside Haitian staff and ex-patriots, volunteers get to make real differences in patients and their families' lives. With a large in-patient ward, there is always something that needs to be done. Volunteering at this clinic has allowed me to grow as a person, open my mind to new ways of thinking, and be quick on my feet in the face of a problem. There is nothing that satisfies me more than seeing the healthy smile of a patient after their long efforts to get better.