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Photo Album July 2018

Download Photo Album as PDF: Photo Album July 2018

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PRESS RELEASE – JULY, 2018 – ARUSHA, TANZANIA

Download press release as PDF: Press Release Arusha Rotary July 2018 The small state of Vermont might be on the other side of the world, but thanks to the global community of Rotary, International, a group of Vermonters is able to improve … Continue reading

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April 2017: TBA and Family Planning Interventions

In April, Mel and Penny held workshops for Traditional Birth Attendants and began a Family Planning intervention.  Penny worked with 12 TBAs during a 5-day workshop, improving skills, sharing knowledge, and connecting with primary care health services in Longido District … Continue reading

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Young Fundraisers donate to NHP

Penny’s grandchildren, Finn and Mali Jaschinski-Aeberhard, raised more than £40 for NHP from a pizza, cookie and card sale they held in their neighborhood park. Thank you!

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Report from Dr. Steve Friberg: Second annual eye clinics in Gelai Bomba, Wosiwosi and Makat

In May, working again with our partners at the Lutheran clinics, we held our second annual eye clinics in Gelai Bomba, Wosiwosi and Makat.  Dr. Steve Friberg reports: “Approx 50 pts were treated for minor problems.  10 pts are waiting … Continue reading

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Dr. Penny’s May 2014 Report to Dr. Amos Mremi, Longido District Medical Officer

In May, Penny visited Makat with Dr. Jo Moore, a British doctor with a strong interest in public health education and women’s health issues.  In Makat for over a week, they conducted a series of workshops including basic eye care, … Continue reading

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The Rankin Wosiwosi Desk

In 2009, Penny’s brother, architect Mark Rankin, accompanied her on a field visit to Lake Natron. Heading for Wosiwosi, they got badly stuck in mud, and Mark found himself clambering up a wild hillside trying to get high enough for … Continue reading

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Combating Toxic Fluoride in Makat

In October, 2012, Makat’s children tasted their first safe, clean water. A group of volunteer/donors through Challenge Worldwide travelled to Makat to help build four rain catchment tanks at the primary school. The alternative has been water from the local … Continue reading

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Education Workshops for Villagers and Healthcare Workers 2009-2012

Mobilizing Appropriate Action for Sexual Health Awareness through Images: report by Andrew Knight and Dr. Penny Aeberhard Educating communities about their own health is a cornerstone to our project – the foundation upon with individuals may not only make informed … Continue reading

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Outreach clinics: Bringing Medical Care to Communities

When Mel moved to Makat in 2006, villagers had no meaningful access to any form of medical care. The situation in Wosiwosi was similar, with good doctors only available 50kms away. Many, many deaths could easily have been prevented with … Continue reading

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