Plainfield Road, Edison, New Jersey
Through our affiliation
with Middlesex County NOW, we were asked to host a fundraiser for
TROPICALCLINICS at our home in Edison.
TropicalClinics is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit corporation founded by
Margaret Kilibwa in 2004 to build one-of-a-kind health
centers in rural areas in Africa and other developing nations.
TropicalClinics Mission Statement
We will promote the total
health of people living in the world's poorest rural communities by
providing the best medical, therapeutic, nutritional, and
psychological care possible.
About Dr. Margaret Kilibwa, Founder and Director of
Kilibwa has been involved in humanitarian work in Kenya and
other African countries for over ten years. She has
devoted her time to helping children left homeless or
destitute by the devastation of HIV, as well as working to
alleviate hunger and poverty for countless individuals.
In 2004, she founded TropicalClinics, Inc. to build
one-of-a-kind health centers in rural Africa and other
In addition to
her humanitarian work, Margaret is a clinical assistant
professor at the Women's Health Institute of the University
of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - Robert Wood
Johnson Medical School. A Clinical Nutritionist and
Research Scientist, she received her Ph.D. from Cornell
University and her certification as a Clinical Nutritionist
from Columbia University. She is currently
collaborating with Dr. Gloria Bachmann, MD on various
clinical trials related to women's health.
TropicalClinics is a
non-profit corporation organized and operated exclusively for the
promotion of the total health of people living in the world's
poorest rural communities by providing the best medical,
therapeutic, nutritional, and psychological care possible. Learn
more about TropicalClinics.
Click here to read a January 30, 2007, Star-Ledger Article about the