Rwenzori Rural Health Services - an FCDE Partner

 
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Rwenzori Rural Health Services - an FCDE Partner

Rwenzori Rural Health Services - an FCDE Partner
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A young mother and her child at the RRHS offices

A young mother and her child at the RRHS offices
Renzori Rural Health Services (RRHS) have raised funds and started construction of a rural health clinic. Pregnant women currently have to travel long distances on motorcycles for prenatal services. (view small | med | large | orig)

Young girl fetching water

Young girl fetching water
RRHS has been heavily involved in creating fresh water access for the local community. They have built a gravity fed water system from the local mountains to the Health Center site. (view small | med | large | orig)

RRHS building progress

RRHS building progress
The RRHS organization has initiated work on their new Health Center through community support and fundraising efforts. FCDE is working with RRHS to complete their Center and get needed equipment. (view small | med | large | orig)

The Renzori Mountains - where RRHS works

The Renzori Mountains - where RRHS works
This incredible backdrop is where RRHS works. Although stunningly beautiful the the area's steep terrain and rugged land makes basics like clean water and health service a significant challenge. (view small | med | large | orig)

RRHS community members

RRHS community members
The Health Clinic will provide inoculations and basic health services for children from the local community. (view small | med | large | orig)

RRHS community pitches in

RRHS community pitches in
As with all FCDE partner organizations, RRHS involves community members in the hard work associated with delivering needed services. This in-kind support ensures services are valued & appreciated. (view small | med | large | orig)

Young women teach through theater

Young women teach through theater
These young mothers developed a short play that details the challenges to pregnant mothers in the region. This style of education uses oral tradition to share ideas and reinforce positive behavior. (view small | med | large | orig)

Curiosity

Curiosity
Always curious - these boys are keeping an eye on the changes at RRHS. (view small | med | large | orig)

FCDE Site visit to RRHS water project

FCDE Site visit to RRHS water project
FCDE Program Director Sylvia Kabugho describes one of the RRHS water catchment projects to FCDE Executive Director Eric Younger. (view small | med | large | orig)

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Project Leader

Eric Younger

Ketchum, ID United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Rwenzori Rural Health Services - an FCDE Partner