Children
 Kenya
Project #7048

Child Survival and Development in Nairobi Slums

by Orphans and Vulnerable Children's Project in Africa
Mar 18, 2012

Conference of Collaborative Organizations

This report is coming from Nairobi, Kenya where we have just completed a 4 day conference with representatives of the Orphans and Vulnerable Children's Project (OVC) directors and staff, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville departments of Public Health and Child Development and Kenyatta University departments of Public Health and Child Development.

These three organizations are developing a collaboration that will provide expertise and strengthen the work of the OVC Project and give faculty and students the opportunity to obtain field work in their fields of study.

At the same time the OVC project is making plans and beginning work to help improve conditions in the over 70 Baby Care Centers in our three communities of Mlolongo, Sophia and Bondeni. Your most recent generous donations will be used in the Helping Moms and their Babies project that we reported on in our last report. The next report will have more details about the work that is proceeding in the Centers.


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.

Get Reports via Email

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

Organization Information

Orphans and Vulnerable Children's Project in Africa

Location: Nairobi, Eastern Province - Kenya
Website: http:/​/​ www.ovcprojectafrica.org
Project Leader:
John H. Bryant, MD
Project Director
Charlottesville, Virginia United States

Retired Project!

This project is no longer accepting donations.
 

Still want to help?

Find another project in Kenya or in Children that needs your help.
Find a Project

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence

Snorkeler
Our
Impact

Woman Holding a Gift Card
Give
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle
GlobalGiving
Guarantee

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.