Saving newborn lives in Kenya


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Stethoscopes Contributions

By a female, 31-45 years old, in Kampala, Uganda
Map of Stethoscopes contributions Stethoscopes made the long journey to Kampala Uganda where they were delivered to Kasubi health centre.This small clinic serve to over 60,000 patients in the surrounding community by giving them access to medical services ,including treatment for HIV/AIDS,malaria basic labaratory analysis and community health care education services,Edith thanks stethscopes by the statements "You have renewed our excitement restored the hope we had ,strengthened our faith and resolve to make a difference in this undersaved community and it has been great support". Read more.
Related to project keywords: access medical, medical services, community health, serve, health care

Reaching Out To The Poor

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Kibera, Kenya
Map of Reaching out to the poor The growing urban population has led rise to the demand of more hospitals.Ironically,there are no enough hospitals to absorb this rapidly growing kiberan population. However the Medecins Son Frontiers,a belgian NGO has made great impact in kibera.All people young and old gather at the clinic at lindi village to get free medical services. The nearest public hospital is very congested and expensive.This clinic has saved the lives of many children in kibera whose lives were formaly in danger.I give great thanks to the donors and those who contributed to this plan,Through it,many lives have been saved. Read more.
Related to project keywords: rapidly, lives saved, medical services, poor, hospital

An Infant Was Saved Out Of Near Death

By a female, 31-45 years old, in Kakamega North, Kenya
Map of AN INFANT WAS SAVED OUT OF NEAR DEATH One day a baby was born and thrown in the bush by an unknown person. People had the pleas of an infant and collected it. It was taken to the police station at malara. The police helped to facilitate through the hospital then to a childrens home called Tumaini childrens home in Malava. It turned out that this home does not have the facilities of the newly born babies. Arrangements were done through a volunteer childrens officer to have the child taken to divine providence children's home in Kakamega. Provision for the infants is available in this home so the solution was found. Read more.
Related to project keywords: infants, infant, hospital, death, solution

Egesa Hospital

By a female, 46-60 years old , in Busia, Kenya
Map of EGESA HOSPITAL During early 1970s,there there was no hospital or clinic in my community.i remember during those days people used herbs for treatment and others could go as far as kisumu or kakamega in order to access medical a result most people lost their lives and others had to spend a lot of money in travelling to and fro to these major towns in order to access the health care. this became a problem for a very long period of time until 1980s.Egesa the owner of the hospital constructed Egesa Hospital and came operational in mid 1980s.Egesa the owner had a degree in medicine from university of Newyork and through the sponsorship of some organisation abroad he had constructed the hospital just within the community and now was treating the community members.the trouble some days of travelling long distances to access medical care came to an end and since then death rates also reduced significantly. Read more.
Related to project keywords: access medical, health care, medical care, hospital, treatment


By a male, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Diseases The condition of my friends father only begun as a cold,the fever,this worsened until he died after three weks of ailment.upon his death the postmatum results showed the he had died from pnemonia.This angered my friend Denis Rono because he could not understand as to why his father could die from a preventable or disease in which the government had the means and measures of preventing death from such illness.He blames the government health structure or scheme in place which has isolated the poor given that access the provision of such services.But with the coming of Baraka clinic that serves many. Read more.
Related to project keywords: illness, poor, given, death, die

Caring For People

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Masaka, Uganda
Map of CARING FOR PEOPLE Its 1 1/2 years or one and half years when Door of hope ministries organisation tries to care for people troubles or solve some of the people's problems and in this Door oh hope ministries visits prisoners in prisons,provides blankets to provides mobile clinic every thursday each week if also gives the poor a chance to uplift their physical well being by providing or supplying pigs to the poor and it has so far supplied over 35pigs its connsels youth and make them aware or the killer disease HIV/AIDS plus the community. Read more.
Related to project keywords: visits, poor, care, providing, provides

Caring For Aids Orphans

By a female, 31-45 years old, in Wakiso, Uganda
Map of CARING FOR AIDS ORPHANS Ashinaga Rainbow Uganda has also pays a visits to homes of orphans talk to them, their organisations and other members of the family so that there is supportive environment at home. This is also alone in schools. On top of the above, Ashinaga also takes some orphans to Japan to visit Kobe Rainbow house in Japan thus making these orphans able to make friends and receive emotional care from fellow orphans. Read more.
Related to project keywords: visits, home, care, visit, pays

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Angelo Tomedi

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