"I set out to redefine the possibility of student impact,” says Rathi. “I wanted to see what was possible– could a group of five 20-year-old students send half a million dollars in medical supplies overseas?"


"While the United States healthcare system proliferates the production of carbon emission and adds to already copious amounts of waste in global landfills, there’s a clear need— there are people, there are children, abroad[....]"

-The Michigan Daily

"Despite the United States spending over $10,000 per person on health care annually, many countries spend fewer than $10 per person each year. What does this mean?"

-The Michigan Daily

Op-Ed: Medical supply reallocation, saving lives and the environment

"Ben Rathi went on a trip to Nepal in 2013 as a University of Michigan student. He visited a major hospital that lacked even the most basic medical supplies, and when he returned to the United States, he saw those same supplies [...]"

- The Marquette Wire

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