For the people of Kabughabugha, the nearest health center is 20 kilometers away. Many are unable to travel so far for care. RRHS aims to provide more accessible services by starting a clinic, focusing on mothers and newborn babies, in the village. RRHS has engaged the community to lay foundation and put up walls. The current need is for plaster, running water, windows and doors. Once the maternity ward is up and functioning, RRHS will expand the clinic to benefit the entire community.
This funding will allow the health clinic to commence needed services to pregnant women and newborns. The clinic will begin seeing patients within three months and expand their services by six months. Subsidized fees will help with ongoing costs and RRHS members, who include nurses and health technicians, have agreed to provide care at reduced levels. Current partnerships are in place that administer clean water. Health education for the entire community will be provided as prevention practice.
RRHS has worked diligently to build partnerships with the local community to further its mission. The local school agreed to start a health club to promote health issues, a Belgian donor agency provided funds for water tanks, and outreach will be done through another local NGO. The partnership with FCDE will allow RRHS's organizational capacity to continue to grow and expand their impact. This means greater health services and outcomes, increased access to clean water and a stronger community.
Help raise money for this important cause by creating a personalized fundraising page for this project.Start a Fundraiser