Health
 Liberia
Project #7487

Local Midwifery Training For Female Victims of War

by Straight From The Heart

Summary

The project seeks to provide local midwifery training, job opportunities, to Liberian women who have been abused or are living in remote, rural regions, regardless of their level of education.
$388.00
total raised
9
donors
0
monthly donors
5
years active

Challenge

SFTH seeks to addresses the need for cheap, reliable and local midwifery nurses in health centers by training female raped victims who will provide first aid in their communities. SFTH are currently working in Liberia to offer female victims of the war counseling and trauma healing and open doors for them to move back to their communities. SFTH partner with the Jordanian Medical UN Center in Liberia to help treat these women’s infections they got during the war.

Solution

SFTH is currently working in Liberia and have helped over 500 female victims of the war, To have local midwife nurse and return to their daily lives free from Malaria, Maternal Mortality, Sexually Transmitted Diseases to work at their health center.

Long-Term Impact

This project will allow female raped victims to return to their homes, work as a health worker and prevent themselves and help prevent pother women and children from Malaria and other health issues that affect their communities providing safe place.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

Resources

http:/​/​straightfromtheheartgroup.com
Our website
Link to book by Agnes Fallah Kamara Umunna
Link to my work in US.

Organization Information

Straight From The Heart

Location: Monrovia, Liberia - Liberia
Website: http:/​/​straightfromtheheartgroup.com
Project Leader:
Agnes Fallah Kamara Umunna
Radio Producer and Activist
Monrovia, Liberia

Funded Project!

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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