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Local Midwifery Training For Female Victims of War

 
$388
$99,612
Raised
Remaining

Summary

The project seeks to provide local midwifery training, job opportunities, to Liberian women who have been abused or are living in remote, rural regions, regardless of their level of education.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

SFTH seeks to addresses the need for cheap, reliable and local midwifery nurses in health centers by training female raped victims who will provide first aid in their communities. SFTH are currently working in Liberia to offer female victims of the war counseling and trauma healing and open doors for them to move back to their communities. SFTH partner with the Jordanian Medical UN Center in Liberia to help treat these women’s infections they got during the war.

How will this project solve this problem?

SFTH is currently working in Liberia and have helped over 500 female victims of the war, To have local midwife nurse and return to their daily lives free from Malaria, Maternal Mortality, Sexually Transmitted Diseases to work at their health center.

Potential Long Term Impact

This project will allow female raped victims to return to their homes, work as a health worker and prevent themselves and help prevent pother women and children from Malaria and other health issues that affect their communities providing safe place.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $388

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $388 .  The original project funding goal was $100,000.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

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Funded

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Project Leader

Agnes Fallah Kamara Umunna

Radio Producer and Activist
Monrovia, Liberia

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