Health Education Among the Ultra-poor

 
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  • Health Education Among the Ultra-poor posted a progress report
    Mothers and Babies in Tibet
    By - Lee Weingrad - CEO of Surmang Foundation
    Dear Friends,   East Tibet. I got out of our 4x4, in the thin air by the side of the rutted muddy road near Rijie. About 10 Surmang Foundation Community Health Workers (CHWs) were waiting. No training program, no money, no pregnant women. Just us. Khampa Tibetans are very straightforward so I asked them, “If you...
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  • Health Education Among the Ultra-poor has received 10 donations
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  • Health Education Among the Ultra-poor has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Health Education Among the Ultra-poor has received 35 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Health Education Among the Ultra-poor posted a progress report
    A Year of Living Generously
    By - Lee Weingrad - CEO, Surmang Foundation
    The 3 Modi Schools are located in the Yushu Prefecture, a 100% ethnic Khampa Tibetan region of China. This place is part of the ultra-poor region of China, where the farmers and nomads earn less than US14ยข/day. We had thought about extending health education to the children of Modi, but when we first saw the condition of...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Health Education Among the Ultra-poor posted a progress report
    Modi School Project
    By - Lee Weingrad - CEO Surmang Foundation
    With the help of donors from Globalgiving.org, we have made a giant step in our model project at the Modie Schools. These are the schools of: Modi, Tsokey, Dulong and Seche. We have: --installed wooden flooring --put in walls and ceilings --put stoves in every room --replaced the tree stumps with chairs and...
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    • Jill
      Jill Good job, Lee! Thanks to Nike and all the other contributors, too! The schools looks so much more like a place where learning takes place and you hit those other intangibles like clothing, health care and food, too.
      • 5 years ago
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  • Health Education Among the Ultra-poor has received 3 donations
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  • Health Education Among the Ultra-poor posted a progress report
    Public School Health Education
    By - Lee Weingrad - CEO
    The assessment for the Public School Health Education Project was completed about a month ago --we decided that it was impossible to teach students to brush their teeth, wash their hands before eating, wear clean clothing, when they had no clean clothing, and they learned in a dirt-floored one-room classroom with tree...
    • 5 years ago
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    • Stay
      Stay What is a CHW?
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    • Sheila
      Sheila From the Project Leader: CHW is community health worker. They are the interlocutors between our clinic and projects and the beneficiaries who use those services. Their job is to teach public health including most importantly, well baby and safe pregnancy. treat patients within the scope of their knowledge, including... Read more »
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    • Sheila
      Sheila Thanks for being there to make this communication work. CHW is community health worker. They are the interlocutors between our clinic and projects and the beneficiaries who use those services. Their job is to - teach public health including most importantly, well baby and safe pregnancy. - treat patients within the... Read more »
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  • Health Education Among the Ultra-poor has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 6 years ago
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  • Health Education Among the Ultra-poor has received 202 donations
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Organization

Surmang Foundation

Boulder, CO, United States
http://www.surmang.org

Project Leader

Lee Weingrad

Founder
Boulder, CO United States

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