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.
Distribution of Mosquito Nets and Certeza to Children in Mozambique
As part of Project HOPE's work with Orphan and Vulnerable Children (OVC), we established a relationship with Population Services International (PSI) – another leading international health NGO that works in the country. Through our relationship with PSI we were able to procure Mosquito nets and bottles of Certeza which purifies unclean water and distribute these to the OVC in our program.
With a Little HOPE, VSL Group Thrives
In Zambezia Province of Mozambique, Project HOPE has been running the savings and loans mobilisation program for quite a while. Over the life of the project we have had over 300 groups that have been formed and trained in the methodology.
New Village Savings and Loans Program for Mozambique
In January, I was able to travel to Xai Xai which is the Provincial capital of Gaza Province in Mozambique to our office there and train some of our staff on Village Savings and Loans (VSL) methodology. We combine these loan programs with health education.
Welcome to Project HOPE Mozambique
Project HOPE’s history in Mozambique, explaining more about our current programs that we are running, our dreams and visions for the future, and ways in which you can personally get involved.
Combining South Africa, Mozambique and More Into One Blog
Stefan Lawson is currently serving as both Project HOPE's Country Director for South Africa and Interim Country Director for Mozambique. You can follow his his experiences in both countries with his new blog, Project HOPE in Africa.
Mother Drives Her Son Across Two Countries to Get Care
Another awesome story is this little boy, Oscar. He and his mother are actually Salvadoran. He’s got strabismus (wandering eye), and his mother brought him to one of the sites in El Salvador late in the stay last week.
Volunteers Complete Health Education and Care in the Dominican…
We finished the mission in the Dominican Republic on Friday. Everyone worked incredibly hard to the very end. On the last day alone, there were almost 1,400 patient encounters.
Distinguished Guests Visit, Volunteer Work in Dominican Republic…
Distinguished Guests and Project HOPE Staff in Dominican Republic Visit with Volunteers onboard the USNS Comfort
As Patient Safety Awareness Week Begins, Project HOPE Says Education…
Virginia-based Project HOPE, a global health education and humanitarian assistance organization, is taking action to improve patient safety around the world. The organization has launched programs in recent years at sites in Asia and Eastern Europe to improve patient safety and raise awareness about the issue.
Project HOPE Says Diabetes Education Key to Combating Disease on World…
Project HOPE says the need for diabetes education in the developing world has never been greater as over 366 million people suffer from the disease worldwide. Finding new methods to reach the masses is crucial to combat the enormous toll on health systems in emerging nations.