Project #1721

Help Persecuted Burmese Refugees

by Green Empowerment
Dec 18, 2007

Project Completed!

Thanks to your support, this project has been successfully completed! The project team installed the systems and trained the local medics.

With the new electricity, they can use the lights that are built into the microscopes--making diagnosis easier.

They are also using the electricity to set up an eye lab and surgical unit. The 2 vaccine refrigerators, which were delivered just in the nick of time, will be the hub of a "cold chain" for vaccine delivery. With the new vaccine availability, they are starting an immunization training in January. They have designed a program to transport the vaccines between the two vaccine refrigerators and the more remote clinics which we have equipped with lights, but do not have enough electricity for refrigerators. Thanks for making this happen!


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Organization Information

Green Empowerment

Location: Portland, Oregon - USA
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Mike Kalkofen
Finance Manager
Portland, OR United States

Funded Project!

Thanks to 5 donors like you, a total of $153 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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