Passing on the Knowledge
Project HOPE community health volunteer Julia counsels, educates and supports her country in the wake of the AIDS epidemic.
Maria Rivera’s Story
Certified Nurse Midwife Maria Rivera spent part of her summer last year away from her home in Houston, Texas to volunteer with Project HOPE in Nicaragua.
Critically Needed Medicines Save Lives
When 2-year-old Ehson was brought into the rural Central District Hospital of Vaksh, Tajikistan, his temperature was 104°F.
Mobile Care Leads to Recovery
Project HOPE sent a mobile health clinic to Indonesia in 2006 to reach those without access to care after the earthquake.
New Program in Mozambique Helps Vulnerable Households
HOPE's new program in Chokwe will target 1,000 vulnerable households with opportunities to participate in our Village Savings and Loans(VSL) program as well as receive comprehensive health education.
Dr. Betsy Trefts Brings Health and Smiles to her Young Patients
On the Pediatric Ward on the USNS Mercy many children and adolescents are treated for many different diseases. Often it is Project HOPE volunteer Dr. Betsy Trefts, who is doing the treating.
Distributing Health Kits to the Most Vulnerable
In continuing with our relationship with Population Services International (PSI) Project HOPE is in the process of distributing 6,000 “Health Kits” to caregivers of its most vulnerable children in the Zambezia and Gaza Provinces of Mozambique.
Community Volunteers Provide Important Health Education
As part of our work with vulnerable children, Project HOPE has worked over the past five years to create a network of volunteer health educators. The educators teach in their own communities, offering important health lessons covering a variety of topics such as how to purify water, washing hands, preventing malaria, HIV and TB.
Helping the Elderly Care for the Young
As part of our OVC program, Project HOPE gave out grants to local community-based organisations who had a desire to help vulnerable children in the area. An association of retired persons, APOSEMO, approached Project HOPE in Chokwe, Gaza Province with an idea to raise and sell chickens.
Changes and Challenges in Ghana
As the days progress, we continue our needs assessment of the emergency services and continue to evaluate skill sets and standardized procedures of the medical and nursing staff.
Bikes for Malawi
In March, in honor of World TB Day, Project HOPE began a fundraising campaign to raise money for TB volunteers in Malawi.
A Day in the Life of a Community Volunteer in Malawi
Saidi Nakhumwa is 47 years old. He lives near Mulanje and serves as a volunteer at the Matipwiri Community Sputum Collection Point site where he carefully collects sputum samples from people who might have TB in surrounding villages and delivers the samples to a TB microscopy laboratory site for testing.
Project HOPE Applauds 50th Anniversary of University Children’s…
Project HOPE today applauded 50 lifesaving years of the University Children’s Hospital of Krakow, where the global NGO has worked for over four decades to help treat the medical needs of the children of southern Poland and support the hospital’s role as a center for pediatric research and education for Central and Eastern Europe.
Project HOPE Partners With U.S. Navy in West Africa on Humanitarian…
Medical volunteers from Project HOPE embark on a six-week mission with the United States Navy along the West African coast.