for a life free from

Our mission is to inspire the elimination of diabetes among individuals, families and communities.

What We Do


Empower local providers to engage in a team approach of diabetes management.


Draw from the strength of our heritage as we lay the foundation of a healthier future.

Marketing & Communication

Ignite a social movement towards a vibrant, healthy future.


Expand our influence through sound financial management and outreach activities.

Meet Our Team

The heart of ‘Amanaki Fo’ou is its people. Every member of our team brings something indispensable to our mission, whether its medical expertise, local knowledge, organizational abilities, or just a deep love for the people we serve.

Stories of Hope

Amazing things happen when people realize that they have a say in their future. Every success story motivates us to create more.

Success Stories


My journey was very challenging, but I saw the blessing of it. I was born and raised on the island of Fiji where we tend

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Success Stories


My name is Peniasi Cibaciba. I’m from Samoa. I heard about ‘Amanaki Fo’ou through friends on social media. I was a senior at BYU- Hawaii

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Success Stories

Lisiate Tupou

I got admitted to the hospital in May of 2015 and found out that I had cellulitis. I weighed 230 kg (over 500 lbs.) and both of my legs were in very bad shape. For almost two months, local doctors tried all kinds of treatments on my leg which never helped at all.

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The Power of Partnership

Amanaki Fo’ou is grateful for all of our amazing allies.

Our Future Needs You

The greatest resource we have to create a Diabetes-free future is each other. Whether you’re making a donation, volunteering your time, or helping us spread the word online, we need you to become a part of our global community of compassion.


Your donation goes a long way


Great partners make a great difference


Needed: volunteers with big hearts and willing hands

Dr. Rob Ferguson

Chair of Treatment Team

Co-founder of ‘Amanaki Fo’ou’ with wife Andrea Ferguson

Since 2013, Rob Ferguson has been working with ministries of health, medical professionals, government leaders, and hospital and clinic staff to address the management, treatment, and education on the sequelae of diabetes. Rob is a reconstructive surgeon and hospital system medical officer with Intermountain Health (based in Salt Lake City, UT). His focus includes training teams on surgical management of diabetic complications as well as working with local teams to recruit volunteer specialists to meet their goals and needs.



Rob graduated from Brigham Young University prior to obtaining his medical degree from the University of Virginia. His surgical and specialty training programs include the University of Kentucky, MD Anderson Cancer Center (Houston, TX), and Chang Gung Memorial Hospital (Taipei, Taiwan). He obtained a masters in business administration from the University of Utah.