Hospital In A Box

Modernizing Mixto: Elevating the Quality of Healthcare in Guatemala

By | July 3rd, 2017|Categories: Hospital In A Box, Uncategorized|

Medicine and healthcare have seen exponential improvements over the past few decades, making it possible to treat patients more effectively than ever before. However, in many corners of the globe, the technology that makes this level of care possible is scarce. Joining forces with Food for the Poor and Hormel Foods Corporation, MATTER is making [...]

MATTERnation Volunteer Spotlight: Teresa

By | July 3rd, 2017|Categories: Hospital In A Box, MATTERnation, Uncategorized|

“It’s been the best thing that I ever could have done with my life.” Spoken softly and sincerely, Teresa makes it instantly clear that her 40-year career in medicine has been so much more than a job. Splitting her time between nursing at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital, visiting orphanages in China to [...]

The Gorgui Dieng Project: Update From Senegal

By | May 10th, 2017|Categories: Farm In A Box, Hospital In A Box, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

The MATTER team is on the ground in Senegal this week with Gorgui Dieng and Roger & Nancy McCabe to celebrate the exciting progress of The Gorgui Dieng Project in Dakar. Tuesday started with a check-in at the hospital where we met the most adorable hand-holding twins in the neonatal unit. These newborns are now [...]

2016 Annual Report

By | May 1st, 2017|Categories: Companies That Matter, Hospital In A Box, MATTERbox, MATTERnation, Uncategorized|Tags: |

In 2016, we made bold moves to ignite a movement of people with the belief that PEOPLE MATTER. Together, we activated healthier lives and eliminated barriers for 2,724,668 people moving them towards a healthier life! Read Here: Annual Report 2016  

13 Shipments On The Water + 3 To Depart This Week

By | April 25th, 2017|Categories: Hospital In A Box|Tags: , |

We're driven to achieve our goal of expanding access to health for 10 million by the end of 2018. So together, with our partners, we're making bold moves to eliminate barriers and move people towards healthier lives around the world. This week teamMATTER has broken a record! At this very moment, we have a total [...]

MATTER Presents: The Gorgui Dieng Project

By | April 12th, 2017|Categories: Events, Farm In A Box, Hospital In A Box, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

In spite of the wind and sleet, more than 100 guests gathered for a memorable evening to help build a sustainable future for Senegal at MATTER Presents: The Gorgui Dieng Project. "I’m blessed to take care of my family, they are not skipping any meals and have access to doctors. I can wake up every [...]

PROJECT: DANDORA

By | March 16th, 2017|Categories: Hospital In A Box, Uncategorized|

FROM GARBAGE, HEALTH RISES IN DANDORA There is a Kenyan proverb that says “It is the grass that suffers when the elephants fight”. For the poor living in the surroundings of the dump in Dandora, this proverb epitomizes their experience. The Dandora dump sits in the midst of a capital experiencing a vibrant growing economy [...]

Impact Interview: Ethiopia

By | February 22nd, 2017|Categories: Hospital In A Box, Uncategorized|

Filled to the brim with medical supplies the 2nd shipment for AgapeMED departed the MATTER warehouse headed to Ethiopia. We sat down with Aby Tezera of AgapeMED who has been spearheading everything from funding to rallying volunteers in the sorting and packing of medical supplies into MATTERboxes for this shipment. What is the biggest healthcare [...]

Access to Health Brings Hope & Healing for Women in Haiti

By | January 25th, 2017|Categories: Hospital In A Box, Uncategorized|

Haiti has the highest incidences of cervical cancer in the world. Cervical cancer takes the lives of more women in Haiti than all other cancers combined, yet it is so preventable! The test is simple and treatment takes only minutes. So why isn't every clinic offering cervical cancer testing? Hospitals and clinics simply do not have [...]

From Minnesota to Timbuktu

By | January 11th, 2017|Categories: Hospital In A Box, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Yes. Timbuktu is a real place... Timbuktu conjures up images in our mind of a far off land and long camel caravans out on the edge of the sand-strewn Sahara — a remoteness so legendary that the ancient city is still a byword for the end of the earth. True to our minds imagery, Timbuktu is, [...]