Heal One World: Inner-City Preventative Healthcare

 
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Note: These stories talk about the same issues that this project addresses, but are not necessarily about this specific project.

A Positive Move In The Society

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of A positive move in the society Food insecurity is a problem in Kenya and the rest of the developing world.All this can be attributed to poor methods of farming, poor quality of seeds and poor storage facilities available to store the produce. Since the introduction of the food in a sack project people can now plant food crops in sacks done to the presence of little space for cultivation. This has helped them cut off some costs in life like those of buying foodstuff. The money can be directed to other demanding projects like school fees, healthcare. Read more.
Related to project keywords: healthcare, directed, costs, society, available

Diabetes Awarness

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of DIABETES AWARNESS Diabetes is one of the disease that affect very many people.Its treatment costs a lumpsoem amount of money as it is done in very few institutions around the country.A lot has been done to curb this disease but the attempts have been very much futile.American diabetes deals with such a disease by providing its awareness for free. Read more.
Related to project keywords: diabetes, costs, free, providing, disease

Efforts Of Academic Excellence Worth Support

By a male, under 16 years old, in Kakamega North, Kenya
Map of EFFORTS OF ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE WORTH SUPPORT My name is Bonface of indeche of highway ECDE centre. Joining this school has defined my life and established it along a pathway of hope.Even when both my parents were not around to see me through such a needful process ,the friendly condition of learning ,and low cost of the centre allowed my uncle to maintain me in the the school. All available requirements for learning altraitive facilities and been set in motion. Our prayer is that the school van that would make it even better for all of us might also be bought and a sponsor mindful of the great contribution this institution is doing to the community would do us proud by stepping in. Read more.
Related to project keywords: low cost, learning, set, sponsor, condition

Loving The Unloved

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Mbarara, Uganda
Map of LOVING THE UNLOVED I have a problem of eye deafect and i got this in primary four but i managed to sit for primary seven and i got good results.By the time i joined senior one i had also got a problem of ulcers.These two problems made my education difficult because i never concentrated on studies since i was not able to see properly despite the fact that i had spects and i felt so much stomach pain more especialy when i had spent some hours without eating.My father din't mind my disorders and he just gave a condition that if i do not get either a first or a second grade he will not pay for me school fees any more.I sat for senior four exams and i did not get any of the grades he wanted me to get but i got a third grade instead.My father got annoyed because of the grade i had got and he decided not to pay for me school fees.My uncle was not pleased with my fathers ' idea of refusing to pay for me school fees and he decided to for me school fees and i now joined the Advanced level of education level of education by the help of my uncle but i steel have a problem of eye deafect and ulcers. Read more.
Related to project keywords: get, time, problems, mind, pain

Tell Your Friends Your Problems They Will Help You If They Can

By a female, 31-45 years old, in Jinja, Uganda
Map of Tell your friends your problems they will help you if they can I have a disease that disturbs me and it has taken quite a long time.I went to the hospital and i was scanned after words i was told that i have a problem with my tubes.The doctor gave me tablets to take but there was no change i even got tired of taking tablets.I went ahead and told my friend about it and he told me to follow the direction that he gave me. I did as he told me for sometime and he kept on visiting me inorder to see the condition that i am in After some months since i took that medicine i have experience avery big change compaered to that one before i took the medicine.I can now move very well and even do my work without feeling that pain. Read more.
Related to project keywords: work, change, problems, disease, medicine

Tell Your Friend Problems They Will Help You If They Can

By a female, 31-45 years old, in Jinja, Uganda
Map of Tell your friend problems they will help you if they can I have a disease that has disturbed me for a long time.i went to the hospital and i was scared after what i was told that i had a problem with my tubes the doctor gave me some tablets but there was change i even got tired of taking them.I told my friend about it so he gave me some liquid to drink and told me to follow the directions that he gave me. I did as he told me and even he kept visiting to see how am doing.After some months since i took that medicine i have experienced a great change i can now move well and do work without feeling that pain. Read more.
Related to project keywords: work, change, problems, disease, medicine

A Disease

By a female, under 16 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of A DISEASE My father has been suffering from certain problem which is even affecting us. It's like Asma even it has infected my brother in class 2. It usually comes and goes at night my father doesn't sleep because of the chest pains. He has tried to take many drugs but still it comes after days. The most thing is like alcohol has become like water to him. there is no one to help him. He really needs guidance and councilling. But my uncle is ready to help him but we are not really sure about it. Read more.
Related to project keywords: class, disease, suffering, days, sure
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Organization

Heal One World

Los Angeles, CA, United States
http://www.healoneworld.org

Project Leader

Skye Kelly

Executive Director
Los Angeles, CA United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Heal One World: Inner-City Preventative Healthcare