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!

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 [...]

COVID-19 Vaccine Training for Kenyan Frontline Health Workers

September 2, 2021|Categories: Our Stories|Tags: , , , , |

As vaccines become available, the health care sector in Kenya is racing against time to immunize as many people as possible. However, this can only happen if both the [...]

The Impact of Clean Water for One Family in Malawi

August 27, 2021|Categories: Our Stories|Tags: , , , , , |

  23-year-old Joyce Mubisa lives in the Mwenefuvya village in Malawi, more specifically the Traditional Authority Mwabulambya in Chitipa district. She had to drop out of Yamba Community Secondary [...]

How Community Health Workers are helping out during the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa

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

What are Community Health Workers? 👩🏾‍⚕️👨🏾‍⚕️🏥 🚑 🗒 Community Health Workers are individuals from their respective community who support people through providing information on health. The majority of them [...]

Amref-Supported Youth Volunteers Help Combat COVID-19 in Ethiopia

July 2, 2021|Categories: Our Stories|Tags: , |

Selam Asefa, 27, volunteers to support youth-initiated and targeted activities in North Shoe in the Amhara regional state in Ethiopia. Currently, he is Chair of the Amref Ethiopia Youth [...]

A Father’s Perspective on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)

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

Denge Lugayo gives a health talk to school children in Entarara primary school, Kajiado, Kenya. Meet Denge Lugayo, 56, a Project Manager with Amref Health Africa in Kajiado [...]

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