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Join us to fight Malaria in Children and pregnant women in Mubende district

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ORGANIZATION: Volunteers Need Africa - VONA

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some of the Women in the Craft Making group

The Malaria Program Performance Review (MPR) for the period 2000 - 2010 conducted by the Ministry of Health and released in May 2011, recorded malaria epidemic to be on the increase from 28% in 2001 to a national average of 45% in 2010, this explains why Malaria is still the leading cause of illness and death in the Uganda. Malaria is reponsible for 60% of miscourages in Uganda, it is also responsible for 30% of all children deaths in Uganda. Malaria is also responsible for 50% outpatient visits. All ugandans are at risk of malaria except those in montaineous areas where infection is low.

In linght of the above Center for Community Transformation organizes year round campaigns aganist malaria.Our activities include health Talk shows on malaria foucssing on what is malaria, what are its causes, how is transmitted, how can it prevented or avoided, how does get know that he/she has malaria, symptoms of maaria, who are the most affected by the malaria epedemic,and what is the recommended treatment.

we also teach women crafts work through sweing, knitting and craft making using local materials.

Our activities are for now concentrating in Mubende District.

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About Volunteers Need Africa - VONA

Location:

P.o.Box c/o 2346 Uganda, Wakiso Kampala Uganda, P.o.Box c/o 2346 Uganda, UG

Mission Statement

To offer care and supportive social services to the needy communities of Africa through Gospel, education, sports, health, Agriculture, vocational skills, Micro-finance and in other areas of community need.

Description

Volunteers Need Africa (VONA) is a dedicated and committed Ugandan grassroots charity which avails opportunities to all categories of people across the world who need to travel to Africa to share their knowledge, innovations and experiences to the least important people (Matthew 25:35-40); such as the orphans, Vulnerable children (like those from children headed families), needy youth, the hungry, Prisoners, people with disabilities (PWDs), widows and widowers, single mothers, the neglected old people and needy communities in Africa. The needy communities are those that lack access to water, have poor sanitation, poor road network, food scarcity, un favorable health conditions, limited education opportunities etc,

Visit Us on : www,volunteersneedafrica,org

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Health & Medicine
Children & Youth, Community, Health & Medicine

WHEN

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WHERE

Mubende, UgandaP.o. BMubende, P.o.Box 18 Mubende UgandaUganda

(0.5539,31.38847)
 

SKILLS

  • Knitting
  • Web Design
  • Sewing
  • Fundraising
  • Physician
  • Children Medical Services

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • Activity is on going through the year
  • Medical knowledge or medical or health practioner, a volunteer must be skilled in area indicated

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