MDG5: Improve Maternal Health

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SUPPORT THROUGH INNOVATIVE THINKING AND WRITING FROM A CANADIAN NURSE:

Imagine if your writing skills coupled with marketing techniques would help serve and save a life by giving to marginalized people any where around the world, especially at the extreme ends. To many, it seems almost difficult to impossible! But Nydia Khargie's experience to raise funds for LUYODEFO's pad project reveals that it is possible, practical and achievable.

One World Champion for LUYODEFO

Status: Needs urgent help
Step: 
1

LUYODEFO is seeking partnership with One World Children's Fund, and since we are not a501c3 in the US, we need to have someone living in the US who would qualify to be a champion for your organization.

We are looking for people living in the US who can become our champions. One Wolrd Champions are people in the US who volunteer to raise money and awareness about partners of One World Children's Fund. For more information and the process, visit the One World Children's Fund website http://oneworldchildrensfund.org/champions/champion-model

HOW TO APPLY:

Volunteers required

Status: Needs urgent help
Time needed: 
Two weeks or more
Step: 
1

The volunteer can help any or all of the following thematic area activities:-

(1). Educational Development program:
• Help with teaching and assist teachers during their lessons at primary and secondary schools we work with.
• Planning mobile libraries for village children/ schools, setting-up reading clubs and organizing reading competitions.
• Setup a program to offer after school classes, early childhood development (ECD) alongside adult literacy; this will also involve meeting with teachers and parents and home visits to ensure joint responsibility of children’s education.

BREAK THE SILENT ISSUE OF MENSTRUATION: Use your talent to be part of the cause

Status: Needs urgent help
Time needed: 
Two weeks or more
Step: 
1

We are inviting talented artist to create pro bono information, education and communication (IEC) materials and also wishing to raise for $2,500 by 1st September,2012 to buy over 600 afripad menstrual kits to be distributed during the CLOTH PADS, SHARE THE BENEFIT”campaign to be launched 30th April, 2012. The aim is to reduce the stigma associated with menstruation through raise awareness, health education including counseling as well as distribute reusable pads.

You can be part of this campaign in any way you can afford ranging from:-

Hope Beyond Worldwide ( Story from the Beginning)

It all started with Hope Beyond Uganda, with the knowledge and support from our staff the program was started with aim to send volunteers to other villages or organisations that are in need of volunteer support for skills and community development in Uganda.

Volunteer Opportunities For Nabuur Villages/Neighbors

Status: Needs urgent help

After a workshop arranged in Mukono which was about " Attracting More Volunteers to Our Projects" , Kawempe's LRs Mawanda Robert and Ochieng Kennedy had a meeting with Isaac Ssamba from Mukono who organised the workshop and brought an idea of starting a project that brings skills and funds together to help the undeprived communities in Uganda. We started HB Volunteer Uganda , http://hbvolunteeruganda.yolasite.com/

About Us:

Project: Village talk

Limited Dental Services Begin at Arrow Web Hospital

Arrow Web Hospital is please to announce the addition of a dentist to our medical team!

Improving Quality of Training of Nurses/Midwives

Status: In progress
Time needed: 
Two weeks or more
Step: 
2

The nurses' school is operational and has some basic resources that include some staffs, staffs’ accommodation, dormitories, classroom space, demonstration space, some furniture, small library, lighting, lorry for transport, health centre, water source and land.

There are areas that are still a hindrance to the provision of quality training. We need your support and information and possible resource persons/institutions we can collaborate with to handle these problem areas.

The major areas that need support include:
I) Equipping the demonstrations/ laboratory

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