The Importance of


Indigenous communities around the world are being devastated by epidemic rates of diabetes. To help ‘Amanaki Fo’ou achieve our mission of a diabetes-free future through improved medical treatment and proactive education, we depend on a network of incredible partners to help us provide more resources to more people in more places.

Ways to Partner

Corporate partners

help through their generous donations, whether through funding or the medical equipment and supplies we receive from participating healthcare companies.

Implementation partners

include the local government and ecclesiastical organizations that help us with on-the-ground operations in the communities we serve.

The Power of Partnership

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

I take great pride in being able to give back to help people with extensive wounds. It has been a blessing and pleasure to watch the medical volunteers of ‘Amanaki Fo’ou at work. They know the culture, know the people, and they truly care. Their grass-roots efforts are serving from the heart, and are not about self-promotion”

Seamus Burlingame

Interested in Volunteering with Us?

With the help of partners like you, ‘Amanaki Fo’ou is changing lives through improved medical training for diabetes care and culturally-relevant education programs that help indigenous communities catch the vision for proactive prevention.

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.