Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia

by Village Improvement Project, Inc.
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia

Project Report | Apr 22, 2019
Solar Lighting to Reduce Infant Mortality

By Nancy Moore | VIP Board Member

Village Improvement Project is expanding its outreach in Liberia. Thanks to your generous donations we are now able to address vital lighting needs in health centers as well as in schools and village homes.

Our Country Director, Miatta Johnson, recently visited the Tenegar Community Clinic to follow up on the impact of the solar lanterns that you and the VIP community donated. She found out that the health center really needs additional good quality lighting for better health care and reduced mortality for mothers and newborns. Due to high infant mortality, midwives are asked to bring expectant mothers to the clinic to give birth and a lot of deliveries occur at night.

VIP Chairman, Dr. LeRoy Boikai, and the VIP team researched solar lighting solutions for the clinic and found a powerful and reliable solar suitcase from We Care Solar that costs only $2000. In addition to providing good quality light for safer deliveries, the Solar Suitcase can be used to perform fetal monitoring before birth. Health care workers can use the suitcase to charge their cell phones so that they can stay in touch with their supervisors and with doctors in Monrovia, Liberia’s capital.

We Care Solar will teach health care workers how to use and maintain the Solar Suitcase. See a video interview about the clinic here:https://vipinc.org/tenegar-clinic-oic-interview-about-impact-of-solar-lights

We hope to send two Solar Suitcases to Liberia in May. Your donations will make this possible. To support this important work please use this link:https://www.globalgiving.org/projects/solar-lanterns-for-80-village-homes-in-liberia/

Thank you so much.

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Village Improvement Project, Inc.

Location: Columbus, OH - USA
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Twitter: @vilimprovement
Village Improvement Project, Inc.
LeRoy Boikai
Project Leader:
LeRoy Boikai
President/CEO
Columbus , Ohio United States

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