Save 150 Albino Person from Skin Cancer inTanzania

by Ideas

Summary

This project provides skin and eye protective gears and supplies to 150 persons with Albinism (lack of melanin pigment in the skin) who are vulnerable to skin cancer induced by tropical sun radiation
$75
total raised
5
donors
0
monthly donors
7
years active

Challenge

This project is adressing the lack of essential protecive gears and supplies required by people with Albinisms, lack of skin pigment-melanin, that help to protect skins agains dangerous sun radiation that inducess skin cancer. Poverty among the persons with Albinism, hinder them from acquiring these materials, that make them exposed to direct tropical sun radiations, that causes skin cancer. Large% of people with albinism contracts skin cancer in the rural areas of Tanzania.Also have poor vision

Solution

This project will facilitate persons with albinism to acquire recommeded skin and eyes protection gears and supplies. School going children will additionally be helped to obtain vision improvement spectacles to enable them study properly at school.

Long-Term Impact

The livelihood and health of the persons with Albinism are improved, their life saved from danger of contracting cancer, making them healthy and productive eneough to take care of themselves and partcipate equally in economic and social ctivities.

Additional Documentation

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

Resources

http:/​/​www.albinism.org

Organization Information

Ideas

Location: Ngara, Kagera region - Tanzania, United Republic of
Project Leader:
Deo Mwombeki
Executive Secretary
Ngara district, TANZANIA Tanzania, United Republic of

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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