FIRE works to improve health and development through value-centered, community-based programs encompassing cultural diversity and heritage.


Communities around the world are empowered with a higher quality of life through access to safe health care and sustainable resources for responsible development.


FIRE’s working relationships with all stakeholders — government and civil organizations as well as individuals — maximizes efficiency and impact.

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FIRE’s approach to program development and rigorous evaluation creates replicable programs that address problems in new and effective ways.


FIRE maintains a high standard of oversight, integrity, and efficiency — setting the highest bar among organizations.

Volunteer in Nepal

Through selfless service to others, we spread seeds of compassion and cooperation. Enjoy breathtaking views, rewarding work, and generous hospitality from a unique culture. Join us on our next volunteer trip to Langtang, Nepal. All ages, skills, and interests are welcome. Learn more…

Travel in Mongolia

Join FIRE and David Edwards for an intimate journey deep into the Altai Mountains and the Kazakh culture of Western Mongolia. This rustically refined trip will be enhanced by Edward’s expertise gained from 25 years of researching and documenting this remote and enchanting part of the world. Learn more…

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