Simple Surgery to Restore Sight in Ethiopia

 
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Poor Infrastructure

By a female, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of POOR INFRASTRUCTURE Young entreprnures find it a challange to acces descent working space due to the cost involved.This explains why many hawkers in kenya's urban areas are young people.The commercial infrastructure intervention was incepted to enable young people access physical infrastructure set up such as market,business incubators among other such interventions.The road are in very bad condition with contribute to poor market of goods and fruitswhich need a short period of time to be transported. Read more.
Related to project keywords: intervention, young, due, need, access

Alcohol And Society

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Vihiga, Kenya
Map of Alcohol and society Changaa is the most brew manufactured illegally in Kenya. Many people have indulged in taking of this brew without knowing the risks it causes to them. In my home village many young and productive people have blindly in scored their heads in this illegal brew alongside cabis. Even though the government have realized the rules to govern it, the only mistake it was legalizing it. This is because the sellers usually ignore the required condition to prepare it. This remain a major risk of rendering the entire community unproductive and increased crime rate like abortion due to unwanted or undesirable elements as an influence of alcohol. Most vulnerable being people coming from interior areas and std. 8 leavers. Read more.
Related to project keywords: rendering, young, due, areas, alcohol

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Organization

Orbis Ireland

Sandyford, Dublin, Ireland
http://www.orbis.org

Project Leader

Diane Weatherup

Development Manager
Sandyford, Dublin Ireland

Where is this project located?

Map of Simple Surgery to Restore Sight in Ethiopia