Access to Free Community Healthcare in Africa

by Action Change (Formerly GVI Trust)
Access to Free Community Healthcare in Africa
Access to Free Community Healthcare in Africa
Access to Free Community Healthcare in Africa
Access to Free Community Healthcare in Africa
Access to Free Community Healthcare in Africa
Access to Free Community Healthcare in Africa
Access to Free Community Healthcare in Africa
Access to Free Community Healthcare in Africa
Access to Free Community Healthcare in Africa
Access to Free Community Healthcare in Africa

Summary

South Africa is facing a number of major issues when it comes to the healthcare system, and for a country with high rates of disease, this is not something they can afford to deal with. A lack of funding and pervasive poverty is keeping a high number of the population in ill health and with thousands dying due to a lack of testing centres, treatment facilities and inefficient infrastructure. Our local school is aiming to tackle these issues by becoming a hub for healthcare in the community

$15,000
total goal
$14,810
remaining
3
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0
monthly donors
3
months

Challenge

With a high number of the population living in poverty, there are few who have access to proper healthcare. Government funding is minimal and public healthcare facilities are understaffed and under-resourced, making it nearly impossible for many to access healthcare. South Africa also has a high burden of disease with Tuberculosis, HIV and Aids being prevalent in the country and without adequate testing centres people are often unaware and spread the disease tenfold

Solution

Our aim to set up our local school as a community health centre to test people for disease, provide emergency and everyday healthcare responses to people in need as well as provide workshops and classes to the local community members. Workshops will include topics such as HIV/Aids and how to minimise the spread and protect yourself, COVID safety workshops etc. Local testing and treatment centres will also create jobs as we provide training to community members

Long-Term Impact

The long term benefits of this project are vast and incredible. From minimising the spread of diseases burdening our country, to helping locals maintain good health as well as providing jobs and employment opportunities to community members who want to get involved or are looking for a job as a healthcare worker. By providing the necessary resources and infrastructure we will help a community become empowered, especially during the pandemic!

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Action Change (Formerly GVI Trust)

Location: London - United Kingdom
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Project Leader:
Tyrone Bennett
London, London United Kingdom
$190 raised of $15,000 goal
 
4 donations
$14,810 to go
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