Friends of Ostomates Worldwide (Canada)

Welcome to the Friends of Ostomates Worldwide (Canada) website

We invite you to take a look around and read about the many wonderful things that our organization does for Ostomates around the world. For general information about Friends of Ostomates Worldwide (Canada) please call 647-951-3940 or email

Watch this video highlighting the new theme of Friends of Ostomates Worldwide (Canada) and the countries and people we help. Our theme is “Giving the Gift of Dignity“.

About Us

Friends of Ostomates Worldwide (Canada) is a non-profit organization operated solely by volunteers. Since 1986, FOW Canada has collected and sent over 50,000 KG of ostomy supplies and literature to more than 52 needy countries. 

Here is a list of some countries that have received these donations: Algeria, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Croatia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Kenya Malaysia, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Philippines, Romania, Russia-Belarus, Santo Domingo, Thailand, Ukraine, Zimbabwe, Vietnam, and Yugoslavia.

Goals and Objectives

Friends of Ostomates Worldwide (Canada) endeavours to improve the quality of life of people with ostomies and assist in educating their caregivers in countries where the latest technology is not available. Friends of Ostomates Worldwide (Canada) works in cooperation with the International Ostomy Association in shipping products.

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