The risk of maternal mortality is greatest for girls under 15 years old and complications from pregnancy and childbirth
WHAT Bread and Water for Africa® IS DOING
We are working with our partners in Cameroon, Ethiopia, Sierra Leone and Zambia to provide access to health care services for tens of thousands. In Cameroon, your support has
WHERE AND WHO WE WORK WITH
Millions of Africans die each year from preventable causes such as poor nutrition, lack of clean drinking water, infectious diseases like AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis, and treatable diseases such as measles and polio.
OUR IMPACT IN 2017
people received medical care, counseling and health education from the Faith Healing Development Organization, Christian Health Association of Sierra Leone and the Panguma Catholic Mission Hospital in Sierra Leone.
people received medical benefits from the Haramaya University Health Care Program through five hospitals and nine clinics in Ethiopia which was made possible by the donation of three 40-foot containers filled with medicines and medical supplies shipped to Haramaya.
residents were provided with free or low-cost healthcare through the Kebeneti SDA Dispensary in Kericho, Kenya with laboratory equipment and medical supplies which are critical to the operation of the clinic.
Earlier this year, we ran pipes from a clean water source about two miles away from the Kebeneti SDA Dispensary in Kericho, Kenya so it would no longer have to rely on rainwater collected in storage tanks and now have access to all the water they need for patients,...read more
In Cameroon, there is a shocking dearth of clinics and health care facilities for the country’s most vulnerable – impoverished infants, children and new mothers, particularly girls under 15 years old. It’s a dearth that leads to death. For more 20 years, Hope Services...read more
At Bread and Water for Africa® among our most generous and loyal partners is the Medical Equipment Recovery of Clean Inventory (MERCI) program operated by the University of Virginia. Through this partnership, we are able to ship millions of dollars’ worth of medical...read more