Our Stories2021-04-05T10:27:54-04:00
Check out these first-hand accounts of how we are creating lasting health change in partnership with communities in Africa. These stories will amaze and inspire you!

Supporting Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Survivors in Ethiopia

August 18, 2022|Categories: Our Stories|Tags: , , |

As Amref Health Africa closed its Government of Canada-supported COVID-19 Response project in Ethiopia, we proudly delivered our last, but most important, intervention of this initiative – establishing an integrated [...]

How Chiefs in Kenya are Addressing Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

June 15, 2022|Categories: Our Stories|Tags: , , |

At 12 pm on a hot Tuesday, William Jadedo convenes a group of men at a homestead in Rapogi in Migori County, Kenya. Young and old men meet regularly [...]

A Gender Champion’s Commitment to end Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Malawi

May 16, 2022|Categories: Our Stories|Tags: , , |

Jessie Nyondo, a 43-year-old widow with five children, is a gender champion in Malawi. She lives in Traditional Authority (T/A) Mwabulambiya in the Chitipa District. Jessie and other community [...]

The Fight Against Gender-Based Violence: A Male Agent of Change in Kenya

March 16, 2022|Categories: Our Stories|Tags: , , |

Contemplative and eloquent, Justus Hassan, 36, is a father of three from Wang’chieng village, Migori County in Kenya. He has volunteered to fight sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) alongside [...]

Community Health Workers in Kenya Demystify COVID-19 Vaccines

March 2, 2022|Categories: Our Stories|Tags: , , |

In the southern part of Kenya, along the shores of Lake Victoria – Africa's largest freshwater lake – meet Millicent Anyango, a Community Health Worker (CHW) leading the Arudho [...]

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