Sankofa Health Center, located in Laurel, MD, provides the local community with access to integrative healthcare that goes beyond traditional medicine by incorporating holistic practices such as yoga, meditation, and therapy. It is the only full-service health center in the city of Laurel and surrounding areas.
The lending relationship was established by Steward Smith, Vice President of Business Development. FSC First provided funding of $100,000 for Sankofa Health LLC to expand its urgent care and wellness center located in Laurel, MD. Funding was provided for the purchase of Ultrasound and EKG machines, as well as the hiring of two part-time nurse practitioners and a part-time Medical Assistant.
Sankofa Health LLC is Minority owned and operated by the husband and wife team of Marcus and Tamisha Ponder. It began its operations in November 2020 and remained fully operational during the Covid-19 pandemic!