Every year, an estimated 2.2 million people die globally from preventable diseases caused by consuming unsafe water. AAH Kenya is leading a pilot project to test the effectiveness of a copper-coil device in reducing the bacterial load in household drinking water. AAH Kenya’s partner, the Institute of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine in India (I-AIM) patented the design, based on traditional Indian technology.
Mushota Clinic Provides Hope to Family
Mary Kunda and her son Nicholas walk 4km to the Mushota Rural Health Clinic in Northern Zambia once a month to get their Anti-Retroviral Treatment (ART) medication.
Mary and her husband are both HIV positive and although she took preventative measures, as advised by local health workers, it is possible that Nicholas may have the virus.
AAH South Sudan Capacity Building for Post Conflict Reintegration (CAPOR) project completed a five-day training for the youth groups in Otogo Payam on puppetry and drama acting skills. CAPOR is aimed at changing attitudes, especially of the youth in the Equtoria region of South Sudan through the use of creative media.
Farmers in Kyangwali Hoima in the western part of Uganda received Boar goats from Action Africa Help Uganda.
AAH Uganda in partnership with European Union is implementing a livelihoods project with the main objective being Enhancing Local Capacities for Self-Reliance in Kyangwali (Hoima District), Bweyale and Mutunda (Kiryandongo District) areas in Uganda.
Action Africa Help through its capacity building project (CAPOR) has finished a three days workshop for four women groups in Otogo Payam on Smallbusiness empowerment skills.
The three day training during the beginning of august 2012 was attended by 20 participants from Ombasi Boma, Morsak Boma, Logo Boma and Kegulu respectively.