On May 4, 2016 representatives and friends of The Handa Foundation joined Prince Harry at a fundraising event in Wellington, Florida to help raise awareness and funds for the Sentebale charity for vulnerable children in Lesotho. Photo used with permission from Sentebale and the Kensington Palace Press Office.
Welcome to the Handa Foundation
For the past 20 years Dr. Haruhisa Handa, through various organizations that he leads, has been generously supporting the development of Cambodia and it's recovery from decades of war. This support has included the formation and development of the University of Cambodia, the Sihanouk Hospital Center of HOPE, the Future Light Orphanage of World Mate, the South East Asia Television Station, various programs of the Cambodian Red Cross, and several other important initiatives.
In 2012 Dr. Haruhisa Handa founded a new International NGO called The Handa Foundation, which has been registered in the United States, the United Kingdom and the Kingdom of Cambodia. It is a non-religious, non-political, not-for-profit organization with the mission of building hospitals and schools in various countries of Southeast Asia. It receives funding from various individuals and organizations, and is driven by the visionary leadership of Dr. Haruhisa Handa.
The Handa Foundation supports the Handa Medical Center and Handa Model Farm in Cambodia, the Handa Nursing School in Laos, the Handa Global Scholars Program at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, as well as other events and initiatives. Current events from the activities of The Handa Foundation can be found on the Facebook account located at www.facebook.com/TheHandaFoundation. Programs of The Handa Foundation are intended to reflect the following criteria:
- They function in close cooperation with authorities of the local government.
- They have a significant and immediate impact on their communities.
- They are designed to be increasingly self-sustaining over time.
- They provide training opportunities for Khmer professionals.
- They serve a disadvantaged population within the country.