Friends of Nias foundation is an Indonesian based charity with tax deductible status through World Relief Australia. Our aim is to help the people of Nias Island who require medical care at no charge. We hope to gain support through charitable donations and treat visiting surfers via their health insurance.
We have set up a clinic in the heart of Sorake Beach which will serve the locals and provide accommodation for visiting medical volunteers and their partners.More info
Monthly wage for a medical nurse with 2yrs experience
Families live on $5 weekly income from planting rubber trees.
To the nearest medical aid for locals and visiting surfers.
As part of his final year elective placement for medical school, Lachie Roach and his friend Jamie went to G-land with ‘Surfing Doctors’ and Nias with ‘Friends of Nias’. What was it like getting to Lagundri Bay?The trip to Nias and back was challenging. We travelled on Lion Air, which we found to be […]READ MORE
Lagundri Bay, situated on Nias Island in Indonesia, is a surfing haven that has captured the hearts of wave enthusiasts from around the globe. The island is a gem in the Indian Ocean, known for its rich cultural heritage, vibrant communities and world-class waves. History and Tradition Nias Island, part of the North Sumatra province, […]READ MORE