Transparency Statement


Our organization is filled with talented individuals who donate their time and money to help the lives of others. Thanks to the generosity of caring people and corporations, we have been able to provide a great deal of goods and services. For every $1,000 donated, we have contributed more than $10,000 of services. In 2016 alone, with $0 overhead, we:
  • Provided wound care management for more than 250 patients in the diabetic clinic.
  • Operated on over 50 diabetes patients, including 17 amputations.
  • Trained local medical professionals on surgical techniques.
  • Provided diabetes education to 1,000 students
  • Screened and provided individual diabetes consultations for 292 adults
  • Built 29 keyhole gardens to encourage healthy eating
  • Volunteered over 2,000 hours of professional time and services
  • Contributed an excess of $100,000 of medical supplies to Vaiola Hospital, Tonga
  • Performed $200,000 worth of medical and surgical procedures

Non-profit Status

‘Amanaki Fo’ou is currently working under the legal and financial umbrella of Charity Vision, International. For information on Charity Vision International’s 501c3 non-profit status and their 990 form, see

2020 Tax Form 990

2019 Tax Form 990

2018 Tax Form 990

What We’ve Done

‘Amanaki Fo’ou believes that its success can go no farther than the motivation and action of the communities with which it works. Hence, ‘Amanaki Fo’ou has invested time and effort into building key relationships with local organizations. ‘Amanaki Fo’ou:
  • Became an official implementation partner of the Ministry of Health and Tonga Health, to fight the ravages of Diabetes Type II in the Kingdom of Tonga, February 2017
  • Entered into official partnership with Vaiola Hospital and Motivation Australia to implement better wound care practices and interdisciplinary collaboration, January 2019
  • Entered into official partnership with Vaiola Hospital and Motivation Australia to implement better wound care practices and interdisciplinary collaboration, January 2019
  • Partnered with The Ministry of Agriculture and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint to implement Key-hole Gardening in local village, 2016.
  • Collaborated with Church of Tonga, Free Church of Tonga, 7th Day Adventists, Catholic Church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and City Impact Church
Medical Programs
‘Amanaki Fo’ou strongly believes in elevating the entire community through training the local professionals. As the expertise of the medical team increases, so does the confidence that the community has in them. Consequently, patients present earlier to the hospital, therby avoiding advanced complications. ‘Amanaki Fo’ou:
  • Trained local surgeons in better wound-care techniques. Hospital stays from diabetic foot sepsis decreased from 2 month to 2 weeks
  • Train local anesthesiologists to perform local nerve blocks for many surgeries instead of using general anesthesia. 
  • Certified 11 non-communicable disease nurses in US Wound Care this past year.
  • Initiated grand rounds, where surgeons and medical doctors collaborate on their patients’ needs.
Community Milestones
‘Amanaki Fo’ou has brought people together, regardless of their religion or background. As the agencies and villagers work together, they are finding strength far beyond their own. ‘Amanaki Fo’ou:
  • Certified 90 people in exercise instructions. New instructors are now teaching fitness in their own villages and churches.
  • Assisted more than 180 families to plant their own raised-bed gardens and taught them cooking techniques using these fresh vegetables.
  • Trained 12 education curriculum facilitators, who will educate their neighbors in diabetes prevention.


Finally, ‘Amanaki Fo’ou created educational resources in Tongan and English that can be used throughout the community. ‘Amanaki Fo’ou:
  • Developed and launched a 12-week diabetes prevention education program
  • Produced a 90-minute Diabetes Prevention DVD
  • Created a 90 second animation depicting the History of Diabetes in South Pacific