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Heal ❆ Live ❆ Hope ❆ GIVE

Heal ❆ Live ❆ Hope ❆ GIVE

Every day, children and women arrive at Panzi Hospital, Maison Dorcas, and our rural sites. Every day, you are an integral part of the healing pathway.

From medical care and pioneering fistula repair, to well-babies and maternal care, to our renowned music therapy program, Panzi Foundation USA is supporting holistic, survivor-centered healing. 

Today is #GivingTuesday, and Facebook and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will be matching up to $2 million of funds raised on Facebook for US nonprofits. .

Donations to Panzi made through Facebook’s charitable giving tools today, November 28th will be matched up to $50,000 per nonprofit or $1,000 per fundraiser or donate button, until the $2 million in matching funds run out. The match will begin at 8AM EST (5AM PST).

We are deeply grateful for your support, and your dedication. Please make your year-end gift to Panzi Foundation today - together we are transforming lives. 

Thank you, and best wishes for a happy holiday season,


Dr. Lee Ann De Reus, Founder and Board Chair

Healing in Harmony Begins #JourneytoScale

Healing in Harmony Begins #JourneytoScale

Humanitarian Innovation Fund Names Panzi's Healing in Harmony Music Therapy Program
Winner on the "Journey to Scale" 

(Los Angeles, CA) The Panzi US partnership withMake Music Matter, and our colleagues at Panzi Foundation DRC grows stronger every day. The holistic healing model incorporates innovation and medical research with groundbreaking programs, like our "Healing in Harmony" music therapy program. Participants are survivors of sexual violence, abandoned children, vulnerable community members, and Panzi staff. Together, they are are treated as artists, not patients - and they own their music.

Executive Director Naama Haviv said, "We are honored to work with Darcy Ataman, an incredible innovator, and our dedicated and inspiring team in Bukavu. Healing in Harmony, at its core, has potential for transformative change, not just in women's lives and in communities, but in the broader community of practice. We stand ready to work with the Humanitarian Innovation Fund on our Journey to Scale."

Ediitor's Note: Photographs feature participants in the Healing in Harmony program. Photo Credit: Panzi Foundation USA. Interviews will be granted in order received. Please contact Elizabeth Blackney, tele +1 541.390.1913 or via email: