ReSurge International (formerly Interplast) provides free reconstructive surgeries for the poor and builds year-round medical access in underserved areas. It restores the dreams of those with deformities and injuries, and impacts the world by renewing the health of thousands of children and adults each year so they can go to school, provide for their families and contribute to society.
Magali suffered a severe burn on her hand when she was just two years old. Now, she is in her fifth year at Oruro Technical University studying medicine. Because of her history, she wants to go into the medical field to help other poor women. ... > more
Kalus is an 8-year-old boy from a small village in Nepal who could not use his left hand due to a burn sustained when he was a baby. For years, the family did not seek medical attention, not realizing anything could be done to help. But last year they met Dr. Shankar Rai, ReSurge's partner in Nepal. ... > more