Our Mission

Liberating Human Potential

Lasting Change

RMF is aligned with governments and international agencies in twenty-five countries on five continents around the world; we partner with and empower local populations, co-creating long-term solutions that are self-sustainable. RMF believes that real medicine focuses on the whole person, reaching beyond medical and physical care to include economic, social, and emotional support as well. From disaster relief to hospital support to vocational training, RMF’s adaptive global initiatives are tuned to the country, culture, and needs of the region, and based on our ethics of ‘friends helping friends helping friends’, treating every person with dignity and respect.

Proven Methods

In fourteen years of operation, RMF’s services reach a target population of more than 17 million people worldwide. Adaptive, creative, and efficient, RMF makes the most of every dollar donated by employing local, passionate, dedicated teams that combine deep regional wisdom with cutting edge best practices. We are all united by the unique human ability to transform the world around us – the people in developing and disaster stricken areas are most capable of solving their unique challenges. We are at our best when we act as co-creators for a better world. Liberating Human Potential.

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Martina's Story

The Birth of RMF

It was December 26th, 2004 when a massive tsunami hit South East Asia. I remember watching the death toll climb. When it hit 80,000 I tried to put it into perspective…. Like many of you, I was truly shaken… and I promised to do whatever I could…

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Our Teams

Going Beyond Medical

The Global Management Team consists of the United States team members together with the global country directors and heads of programs.

41 Team Members

Meet our Global Management Team

Country Teams consist of the corresponding Country Director for each country from the Global Management Team along with their in-country teams specific to each initiative.

18 Countries

Meet our Country Teams

RMF’s Psycho Trauma Teams use mobile quick-response teams for the psychological support and counseling of children affected and traumatized by disaster, as well as their parents, caregivers, teachers and community members.

8 Team Members

Meet our Psycho Trauma Team

Our Finances


Our project managers and ground teams submit monthly financial reports along with comprehensive field reports on a quarterly basis.

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