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Congratulations to our Seven Globies Winners

These folks continue to make the world a better place

Globies - Celebrating Service to the Global Health Community


For 70 years, PAHO/WHO Federal Credit Union has proudly served those who work tirelessly to build a better, healthier future for the global community. Even among those who put in the extra hours and devote years to the service of others, there are individuals who stand out. That’s why we’ve introduced the Globie Awards.

What are the Globies?

We strive to reflect the values of integrity, respect, and solidarity in everything we do. The Globies exemplify that commitment, and the dedication of those throughout the global health community, by highlighting individuals who make the world a better place. We need your help to find and honor those individuals.

Our 2019 Winners

As a celebration of our 70th anniversary, we took nominations and awarded seven Globies in 2019. In addition to a Globies Award trophy with their name on it, each of winner received a $700 prize and we donated $1,000 to the charity of their choice.

It's truly an honor to celebrate the work being done by individuals such as those selected to win this year’s Globie Awards. As we help members of the global health community live better, healthier financial lives, we want to thank everyone who participated in this year’s awards and the great work being done around the world.

Globie Winners

Harold Ruiz Perez Castañeda

His charity of choice was Nueva Vida with a mission to support and empower Latinas affected by cancer. Instead of accepting the $700 for himself, he donated it to La Clinica del Pueblo.

Hollman Miller

He decided on FundaVida as his charity of choice, which empowers youth to overcome problems, such as high-school desertion, violence and poverty.

Dr. Fernando Zacarías

The doctor’s charity of choice was Women in Global Health to help build gender equality in global health.

Dr. Maria De La Luz Pombo

She selected Nutriendo El Futuro for her charity, a social nonprofit responding to the food and hunger crisis in Venezuela.

Dana Van Alphen

The charity she chose was the Gospel Church next to the PAHO office in Barbados.

Pak Natsir

His chosen charity of choice was Smile Train, with a mission to help families affected by cleft conditions.

Mario Cáceres

His charity of choice was Hogar de Niños Alalay in Bolivia, with a mission to help children.

Read more about our Globies winners.