How your gift will make a difference

At DAISI we pride ourselves on our ability to go remote and where the need is greatest  to try to address the inequitable access to healthcare experienced by so many people in the South-Pacific.

Our volunteer specialist doctors and nurses form teams that work in collaboration with doctors and nurses in the South-Pacific with a real focus on teaching, and achieving shared goals. 

Through repeated visits, continual assessment and monitoring and making the necessary changes, DAISI ensures lasting change. 

When you leave a gift in your Will to DAISI you can be assured that your legacy will work for a healthier South-Pacific for many years to come.

How to leave a gift in your Will

Every gift in Will, no matter how big or small, helps Doctors Assisting In South-Pacific Islands M (DAISI) to achieve its goals and work towards a healthier South-Pacific

Leaving a Bequest can lead to major change and lasting impact in the South-Pacific. The process is very simple abd easy to do! Here’s how you can leave a gift in your Will.

Step 1: Speak to your family, loved ones and next of kin. 

It is important that they be cared for first. We recommend letting your family, loved ones and next of kin know of your intention to that leave a gift for Doctors Assisting In South-Pacific Islands (DAISI).

Step 2: Decide what kind of gift to leave

There are three  main ways to make a gift in your Will to Doctors Assisting In South-Pacific Islands  (DAISI):

• A residual bequest is where you make a gift the residue (or remainder), of your estate once specific gifts and expenses have been taken care of.

• You can make a bequest for a specific amount by simply stating the dollar amount in your Will that you wish to leave to Doctors Assisting In South-Pacific Islands  (DAISI).

• An asset bequest is where you make a gift of a specific asset, fo example real estate, shares or bonds.

Step 3: get the help of a professional

Your Will is an important legal document and a solicitor can help ensure that your the wording is correct and represents your intentions correctly. 

Step 4: Making your Will

Your Will must be in writing (typed, printed or handwritten) and include specific wording. Your solicitor will be able to assist you. Your Will must be signed and dated on every page. Your signature must be witnessed by two people who are not named as beneficiaries of your estate. These two witnesses must sign and print their own name on every page of your Will.

Step 5: That’s all!

Once you have completed your Will, you can relax knowing that you will be making a significant and lasting difference to the lives of children and families in the South-Pacific for generations to come.

If you choose to leave a gift in your Will please let Doctors Assisting In South-Pacific Islands (DAISI) know so that we can thank you!

How to ammend your Will

If you have already written your Will, the easiest way to make a gift to Doctors Assisting In South-Pacific Islands (DAISI) is to add a codicil – a short legal amendment – to your Will. This can be organised in person, over the phone or by email with your solicitor, followed by a visit to their office to sign the codicil.

Suggested Wording

“I . . . . . . . . . . . . bequeath to Doctors Assisting In South-Pacific Islands (DAISI) Inc, ABN 72 642 539 080 registered office Shop 1, 38 Pacific Hwy, St Leonard’s NSW 2065 [insert the percentage or residue of your estate,

the amount of money, or the details of assets you wish to leave].

My bequest is to be used for the general purposes of Doctors Assisting In South-Pacific Islands (DAISI).

I declare that the receipt of an executive officer at the time shall be a sufficient discharge of my executor’s duty.”

For More Help

We’re here to help. To speak to us about making a gift in your Will, please give our office a call on 0478 067 159 or email staff@daisi.com.au and we would love to have you come in to the office to meet the team and hear more about the work we do. Alternatively, a Board member can come to your home to meet with you at a time that suits to discuss the impact your bequest could have.