Health care for 30,000 slum residents in Mali

 
$14,627 $0
Raised Remaining

Health care for 30,000 slum residents in Mali

Health care for 30,000 slum residents in Mali
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Hillside

Hillside
Sikoro’s residents climb the ferrous red hillside every day to return home. The roads are terrible and access to healthcare is difficult. (view small | med | large | orig)

Community Center

Community Center
This is the interior of the Community Center repaired and furnished by Mali Health Organizing Project in 2006, now used as a meeting location by over six community groups for a variety of educational activities. (view small | med | large | orig)

Muscles

Muscles
Abdoulaye uses a vaccination day as an excuse to show me his shoulder muscles. (view small | med | large | orig)

Chief of the Village

Chief of the Village
Though he is old and speaks only in proverb, Mamadou Niaré, the Chief of the Village of Sikoro, is effectively spearheading the campaign to raise more than half the cost of the clinic from the residents of Sikoro. (view small | med | large | orig)

Training

Training
Our community health action committee receives an outdoor training on health and grassroots organizing. (view small | med | large | orig)

Malaria Education

Malaria Education
The CAMS, a local theater group, explains Malaria and the importance of prevention and early treatment using skits, songs, and dance. (view small | med | large | orig)

Sigida Keneyali Welcomes You

Sigida Keneyali Welcomes You
Sigida has begun what will hopefully be the first of many public festivals for health education (view small | med | large | orig)

Musokoroba Coulibaly

Musokoroba Coulibaly
Musokoroba (Old Woman) Coulibaly plants her field of peanuts and vegetables in the courtyard of the community center. (view small | med | large | orig)

Smiles

Smiles
Poverty does not mean sorrow. People in Sikoro deal with an impossible situation with grace and a permanent good will. (view small | med | large | orig)

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Thanks to 251 donors like you, a total of $14,627 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. 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

Caitlin Cohen

US Coordinator
Westminster Station, Vermont United States

Where is this project located?

Mali   Health
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