Be Strong

Open telephone line
For a telephone help line to provide psychological support and practical guidance to people affected by cancer. The Foundation’s first grants helped set up the line, and the renewal of the grant aims at the 24-hour operation of this. Over 2,500 people have benefitted from the operation of the helpline between 2009-2011.

Be Strong was founded in 2007 to provide information and support to people affected by cancer. The organization maintains a web site that offers guidance on cancer, including medical information about cancer, prevention techniques, and a directory of organizations that offer support. The site also hosts an online community where visitors can share views and experiences.