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!

Meet Rachel: She’s working to end female genital mutilation/cutting in Kenya

February 11, 2021|Categories: Our Stories|

Meet Rachel, an End FGM/C champion in Kenya.  “I’m Rachel. I’m 23-years- old and from Kaijado County, Kenya. I’m the second born in the family. I have a great older [...]

Meet Dessie: he’s working to end female genital mutilation/cutting in Ethiopia

February 11, 2021|Categories: Our Stories|

Meet Dessie, a champion who is working to end female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) in Ethiopia. “I’m Dessie. I’m 33-years-old and from Ethiopia's Amhara region. I'm a proud father of a girl and a [...]

Meet Monica: she’s working to end female genital mutilation/cutting in Tanzania

February 11, 2021|Categories: Our Stories|

Meet Monica, an End FGM/C Champion in Tanzania.“I am Monica, a happily married woman and a mother of three. I am a proud Maasai from Kilindi, Tanzania. Our tribe is [...]

How one community health worker in Tanzania is helping pregnant women survive

January 11, 2021|Categories: Our Stories|

Paulina Boniface Dotto, 53, devotes her time to promoting the value and importance of antenatal care services (also known as pre- and post-natal care) to pregnant women in the Simiyu [...]

How communities in Tanzania are working together to end female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C)

November 25, 2020|Categories: Our Stories|

Meet Dr. Jane Sempeho (centre). A passionate advocate for the health and rights of girls and women in Tanzania. Dr. Sempeho manages Amref Health Africa’s Integrated ARP-WASH (Alternative Rites [...]

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