The main purpose of this project is to help provide necessary and effective health care in Sierra Leone in order to assist mothers and children. There are three pillars that this project is based on: Health information - Family planning is commonly regarded as cost-effective health intervention with social and economic benefits. For every dollar spent on family planning, Sierra Leone is estimated to save U$ 2.1 dollars, in particular to rural communities (Keen, 2017); Equality healthcare
There is a tremendous need for accessible health care in the Eastern communities of Sierra Leone. Specifically, centers targeted to the delivery of health education and clinical care to improve the lives of the communities and to combat issues surrounding child birth and early infant care. The quantity of health services and condition of the locations where it is administered are severely lacking.This is where the WCC has developed the initiative for a health care center as a response to this ne
Construct a new health centre building containing 20 beds, a kitchen, 6 toilet facilities and bathrooms using locally sourced workforce and materials. Provide training and education to pregnant women before and after delivery of newborns. This will help and improve their understanding of our project outcomes stated below. Equip the health centre with educational resources such as books and stationary as well as tables, chairs and a blackboard to aid effective learning. Provide food suppl
Once these facilities are established, they will be able to operate without high levels of involvement from international organizations. In this way we are able to not only promote better health care services and education, but also to empower the local communities and teach them to promote the work that we began.