Public Service Announcements


November 21, 2017
Contact: Denise Locker,
Most Trusted Nonprofit Awarded to Medical Ambassadors International
MinistryVoice decided that there should be a directory of the most trusted Christian nonprofits for donors concerned about their gifts being put to good use. So, they created one. After hours of research, they sorted through thousands of nonprofits eligible to be on this list. Out of the thousands of eligible nonprofits, only 92 passed the most thorough nonprofit criteria to win the Most Trusted Nonprofit Award. Every nonprofit on this list meets hundreds of unique performance and efficiency metrics, analyzing every aspect of a nonprofit’s operations, financial accountability, transparency, mission, employment practices, public opinion and more.
Medical Ambassadors International made the list! They tell us they didn’t put this list together lightly. We consider it an honor to be included among the top 92 most trusted nonprofits!
Click here for more information about the Most Trusted Nonprofit award


KAMB radio interviews Ravi Jayakaran, President of Modesto-based Medical Ambassadors Intl. A Christian organization working to impact people around the world by addressing the root causes of poverty, disease and hopelessness. Click here to listen.


DR Congo is in desperate need now.
Democratic Republic of Congo – The country is experiencing devastating loss of life as rebels wage war on the people. The area affected is in and around our Community Health Evangelism (CHE) work. We are hoping to support the families with prompt relief that will turn into CHE rehab as soon as the conflict lets up. Click here to learn more and find out how you can help.
Update: Heavy rains have triggered a massive landslide in the northeastern part of the country. Click here to find out more.


A New International President Has Been Named
Modesto, California – Dr. Ravi Jayakaran has graciously accepted the role of International President of Medical Ambassadors International.
He has well over three decades of experience leading International poverty reduction and strategic development programs. He has been the Global Director of Community Transformations for e3 Partners/I am Second, as well as the Catalyst for Integral Missions for the Lausanne Movement. Dr. Jayakaran has worked in senior management positions in several well-known international ministries as well as the corporate sector. With his wife, Vimla, he has lived and worked long-term in India, Cambodia, China and the US. He has provided technical support in more than 23 countries on issues of transformational development, integral mission, relief and development, participatory poverty alleviation and development, public health, and prevention of trafficking. Their older son, Amit David Jayakaran, lives with his wife, Allison, in San Francisco, CA, and their younger son, Rohit Jonathan Jayakaran, and his wife, Christine, live in Dubai, UAE.
Ravi also serves as director on several boards including the Accord network and the Chalmers center. In January 2014, Ravi was listed by the Atlanta Business Chronicle as one of the top 100 leaders guiding Atlanta's health-care industry.
Dr. Jayakaran begins his role as president of Medical Ambassadors as of June 1, 2017.


Medical Ambassadors International Has Reached the GuideStar Exchange Gold Participation Level as a Demonstration of Its Commitment to Transparency
Modesto, California: Medical Ambassadors International today received the GuideStar Exchange Gold participation level, a leading symbol of transparency and accountability provided by GuideStar USA, Inc., the premier source of nonprofit information. This level demonstrates Medical Ambassadors International’s deep commitment to nonprofit transparency and accountability.
"We have worked hard to showcase our progress toward our mission, and our long-held belief in being transparent about our work, to our constituents," said spokesperson. "As a GuideStar Exchange participant, we use their platform to share a wealth of up-to-date information about our work to our supporters and GuideStar's immense online audience of nonprofits, grantmakers, individual donors, and the media."

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In order to be awarded the GuideStar Exchange logo, Medical Ambassadors International had to fill out every required field of our nonprofit report page on for the Gold level of participation.
"I encourage you to check out our profile on GuideStar to see what we're all about," added spokesperson. "We are engaged in exciting initiatives, and we are thrilled to have another platform for communicating our advancement and progress."

About the GuideStar Exchange
The GuideStar Exchange is an initiative designed to connect nonprofits with current and potential supporters. With millions of people coming to GuideStar to learn more about nonprofit organizations, the GuideStar Exchange allows nonprofits to share a wealth of up-to-date information with GuideStar's many audiences. Becoming a GuideStar Exchange participant is free of charge. To join, organizations need to update their report pages, completing all required fields for participation. The GuideStar Exchange level logos, acknowledged as symbols of transparency in the nonprofit sector, are displayed on all Exchange participants' nonprofit reports.
About Medical Ambassadors International
Medical Ambassadors International is part of an international network of people who are passionately committed to wholistic mission in the name of Jesus. We believe that practical action and prayer are equally indispensable for transforming lives physically, socially, and spiritually.
Our Mission: — Medical Ambassadors International empowers community-owned transformation through both physical and spiritual training, so that the world will glorify Jesus Christ.
Our Vision — Medical Ambassadors International dreams of a world where everyone knows Jesus Christ and recognizes the practical love He expects each of us to demonstrate to our neighbors. We believe Community Health Evangelism is a key strategy in reaching this vision.[/read]

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Medical Ambassadors International
PO Box 1302 Salida, CA 95368
Phone: (888) 403-0600