Saving Rainforests with a Stethoscope

 
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We're collecting stories from the actual people who benefit from the projects on GlobalGiving to identify problems and potential solutions. Here are some of the stories that we've collected from communities that have benefited from projects similar to this one. Learn more.

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

"conserving And Preserving Natural Resources."

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Nation-wide, Uganda
Map of "Conserving and preserving natural resources." Preserving and conservation of natural resources such as forests,swamps,wetlands and the related natural resources is important and it not considered well,it may lead to environmental degradation,as such in Budida District,changed seasons and reduced rainfall seasons due to excessive deforestation. My humble appeal and thanks goes to the organisation that has resisted the destruction of these natural resources since they are disisting changes in the future nation,we do not expect to only have a change from this good life to a desert life.Thank you. Read more.
Related to project keywords: natural resources, deforestation, destruction, forests, conservation

Fresh Air

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of FRESH AIR Everyone was happy and eargerly waiting for the course of the day to take place. The collaboration between the environmental department of the environment ministry and a local NGO- Western Water and sanitation Forum carried out a workshop of awareness and dangerous of deforestation and importance of forests and trees, environmental protection and planting more trees. The people were advised on whether trees to plant and when. Seedlings were provided and put into the ready made nurseries prepared. It emerged to villagers that trees are of more importance than they thought. Read more.
Related to project keywords: deforestation, seedlings, forests, importance, villagers

Restoring Health

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Kitale, Kenya
Map of Restoring Health An Interation organization is a global & human rights organization working where health is diminished or endangered by violation's of human rights liberties. Reaching out to the most vulnerable & marginalized populations, it works with local partners to build sustainable access to health care for excluded populations. Read more.
Related to project keywords: endangered, health, local, &, global

Bring Health Closer To Me

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Vihiga, Kenya
Map of Bring health closer to me Health of an individual is the most important resource on can have. From my own village - Tigoi, their used to be no hospital nor health centre hence we had to walk long distances to get medical care. These was also characterized by poor roads especially during rainy season. Many sick people would die on the way which promoted local leaders to establish a health center to cover the cost, time and lives getting lost in search of medication. The ministry of health lead to built our health center & subsequently provided medical facilities & personel. Read more.
Related to project keywords: medical care, cover, health, hospital, &

New Fertiliser For Improved

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Kitale, Kenya
Map of New fertiliser for improved A local company dealing in farm inputs has come to help farmers in my community has they have unveiled a new type of fertilizer that aims at improving farm yields.Yara East Africa limited unveiled the Yara mila fertiliser,which would substitute of the Di Ammonium phosphate(DAP) The company said that it invented the fertilizer to help farmers in the region have been expressing concern that (DAP) increase soil acidity training programmes for farmers on how to use the new fertiser which has equiped them with skills and knowledge on how to apply nourishment. Read more.
Related to project keywords: yields, use, local, training, region

Relationship

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Kisumu, Nyanza
Map of RELATIONSHIP Peace is a situation of harmony between people and God with oneself and others.Is also means a state of well being and friendiness.people who experience peace are happy,loving,ind and united.They live in harmony.peace also brings about understanding,forgiveness and reconcililation among people. we show peace ta home by living in harmony with family members,sharing of work and other things,Helping the needy and providing for them forgiving those who hurt us and reconcillation with them.Many people relates with others and by talking to God.The government of Kenya has allowed relationship.so that people may not be selfish of others. Read more.
Related to project keywords: harmony, work, home, may, means

Causes Of Poverty

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Transnzoia, Kenya
Map of CAUSES OF POVERTY Many people wish to live well,eat and not work for many people want an easy life and are involved in sheddy and corrupt deals to acquire wealth fast.An individual laziness may be the cause of their property. People actions are also the cause of poverty for other in this case for instance the destruction of many forest in kenya by mankind have resulted in rivers drying up and climatic changes such as reduced or loss of rains which farmers depend on for their crops and their income,corruption in the importation of maize or sugar from other countries may resulted into lack of market. Read more.
Related to project keywords: destruction, work, may, income, forest

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Trina Jones

Portland, OR United States

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