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 Health  Nigeria Project #34219

End malaria, malnutrition, save a child in Nigeria

by Oak Rural Health Organization Effective Nonprofit

Summary

This project will give a nourishing breakfast to 1000 poor economic background children in 2 years, reduce the burden of malaria mortality in Nigeria by providing free and prompt malaria diagnosis and treatment to the rural under served community children in Akinyele local government Oyo state, whose parents are economically disadvantaged. Also, help early diagnosis and treatment of Hypertension in women within the location.

$30,008
total goal
$29,954
remaining
11
days

Challenge

Malaria kills 30 Nigerian children every hour, the spate of malnutrition worsens. Rural dwellers are the worst hit because of poor or lack of access to quality health care. Itamerin in Akinyele local government area is populated with the economically disadvantaged, who could neither afford the high cost of malaria treatment nor able to provide a nourishing diet for cognitive development of the children. This project seeks to save up to 1000 children within the geographical location.

Solution

This project will provide a nourishing breakfast, deworming pills, mutivitamin supplements, early detection and treatment of malaria, Hypertension and implementing actions which integrate the communities as key players in both sensitization, prevention and treatment of malaria, malnutrition and hypertension in a project tagged "MaMaH".

Long-Term Impact

MaMaH project will reduce mortality, poverty level and improve life quality as parents will not need to spend on malaria treatment or malnutrition. There will also be an increased knowledge of parents on prevention of malaria and correct nutritional practices. Over 1000 children's cognitive functions and physical development, and life quality will be improved to facilitate effective learning as does their urban counterparts.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a DOCX file (projdoc.docx).

Organization Information

Oak Rural Health Organization

Location: Ibadan - Nigeria
Facebook: Facebook Page
Project Leader:
Amos Ajisekola
Mr
Ibadan, Oyo Nigeria
Donations: $54 raised ($5,000 needed)
 
Donors: 3 (40 needed)
 
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