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!

Training Health Workers in Kenya on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

November 25, 2021|Categories: Our Stories|Tags: , |

Health workers play a vital role in supporting survivors of sexual and gender-based violence in Kenya. They provide treatment, and can assist in efforts to prevent violence as well. [...]

Octavia Kakengela: Amref’s project has helped reduce mother and newborn deaths in our village

October 29, 2021|Categories: Our Stories|Tags: , |

Octavia Kakengela, 38, is the in-charge health provider at the Mwasamba Dispensary in Busega District, in the Simiyu region of Tanzania. Mwasamba Dispensary is one of the facilities supported [...]

Aneles Lubagumya: New operating theatre at our hospital in Tanzania is saving lives

October 29, 2021|Categories: Our Stories|Tags: , |

Aneles Lubagumya, 43, has been a nurse at Mwandoya Hospital in Meatu District, Simiyu region in Tanzania, for more than 15 years. She says that great change that has [...]

Michael Oscar: Spearheading school peer clubs for sexual and reproductive health education in Tanzania

October 28, 2021|Categories: Our Stories|Tags: , |

Michael Oscar, 43, a teacher at Chenge secondary school in Bariadi, Simiyu region in Tanzania, is one of the 435 teachers trained through the Uzazi Uzima (Kiswahili for “Safe Deliveries”) [...]

Marko Maguta: Amref’s training has helped community health workers improve care in Tanzania

October 25, 2021|Categories: Our Stories|Tags: , |

Marko Maguta, 44, a Community Health Worker (CHW) from Mwasamba Village at Bariadi in the Simiyu region of Tanzania, is one of the 800 CHWs trained through the Uzazi Uzima [...]

Veronica Masomeke: Talking about sexual and reproductive issues was a taboo

October 18, 2021|Categories: Our Stories|Tags: , |

Veronica Masomeke, 17, is a form four student and a peer educator at Chenge Secondary School in Bariadi District in the Simiyu region in Tanzania. She is one of the [...]

A Canadian Win: COVID-19 Response Improves Maternal and Child Health Services in Ethiopia

September 16, 2021|Categories: Our Stories|Tags: , , |

  Han Health Centre is located in Bahir Dar, Amhara regional state in Ethiopia. The centre provides a variety of health care services for a population of more than [...]

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