Antibiotics & Clean Water For Children In Need

by MAP International
Feb 25, 2013

Antibiotics Provided To Democratic Rep. Congo

Shipment Leaving for DRC
Shipment Leaving for DRC

Half the world’s population lacks regular access to quality, essential medicines. In the poorest communities, private non-governmental aid organizations and church-based initiatives provide a critical component of the health system. These agencies manage complex field programs including hospitals, clinics and community health programs. They often lack the time or expertise to procure the lowest-cost, highest-quality medicines & supplies from global sources. That is where MAP International steps in -- providing, from a single source, a combination of essential supply chain & logistics services required to maximize humanitarian impact practically anywhere on earth, including rural and urban settings and U.N-defined complex humanitarian emergencies. For many agencies, providing these essential products and services themselves cost-effectively is often impossible. MAP International can partner with them to make it happen.

Thanks to the generosity of donors, in part though Global Giving – MAP International was able to provide a container with 250,000 treatments of life saving antibiotics and other essential medicines to our partner, the International Medical Corps to be distributed in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in early 2013. 

Without support from donors, through Global Giving - this shipment would not have been made possible.  We are so grateful and hope that you will continue in helping us provide health and hope to a world in need. 

How do you think MAP can reach more people with essential medicines?  Are there any specific countries you would like to see medicines being distributed by MAP?  MAP would love to engage our donors in our projects, if you have any questions or thoughts please email us at kconnor@map.org or call (404)492-6585.



DRC Children
DRC Children
MAP Logo
MAP Logo

Links:

Comments:

About Project Reports

Project Reports on GlobalGiving are posted directly to globalgiving.org by Project Leaders as they are completed, generally every 3-4 months. To protect the integrity of these documents, GlobalGiving does not alter them; therefore you may find some language or formatting issues.

If you donate to this project or have donated to this project, you will get an e-mail when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports via e-mail without donating or by subscribing to this project's RSS feed.

Get Reports via Email

We'll only email you new reports and updates about this project.

Organization Information

MAP International

Location: Brunswick, GA - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.map.org/​
Project Leader:
Katie Pace
Atlanta, GA United States

Funded Project!

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

Still want to help?

Support another project run by MAP International that needs your help, such as:

Find a Project