On 25th April, an earthquake of 7.8 magnitude hit Nepal, near the capital city of Kathmandu. Our sister organisation, DWW Turkey promptly sent a 3 man medical team that arrived within 24 hrs.
Our newest site in the HealthCare for the Poor Program is located in Muhuru Bay, Migori County and overlooks Lake Victoria in Western Kenya. The healthcentre will provide a range of medical services including Maternal, Newborn & Child Health and eyehealth to a poor and rural population.
Imagine giving birth on a hay strewn floor. The only assistance you might have is your family and if you’re lucky and can afford it, an untrained traditional birth attendant acting as midwife with dirty scissors. We're trying to do something about it.