Africa Stories

Breastfeeding training in Rwanda supports vulnerable babies

Africa Stories, Featured, Health, Maternal, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Newborn and Child Health, Rwanda, Women Stories
Denise (right), mother of the twins, sits with her mother and supporter, Vestine.

Preemie twins Brian and Theoneste were admitted to the neonatal unit at Rinkwavu Hospital in Rwanda. Their 21-year-old mother Denise arrived from Mukarange village in […]

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Diocese of Masasi impresses Canadian government

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“With medical equipment and drugs from AMCC, the number of pregnant mothers delivered here has increased tremendously,” says Frida Mollel, Registered Nurse at Mtina Health Center in Muungano Village. She notes AMCC education sessions have led to an increase in the number of pregnant women and children under five accessing care and the health centre is bursting, “but reduction of maternal death is now visible.”

For 20 years The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund has partnered with the Diocese of Masasi in Tanzania on several projects. The most recent […]

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Realizing women’s full potential in Uganda

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Odeta will be harvesting this rice in June 2018.

Odeta is a 23-year-old mother of two living in the Kyankwanzi District of Uganda. She was forced to drop out of school because she was […]

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Partners in Health revolutionizes healthcare in Rwanda

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Social worker Isabelle visits mother of four Saidate to provide nutritional counselling.

with files from Partners in Health Nyota Pascaline is a nurse at Nyarubuye Health Center in the Eastern Province of Rwanda. She recently received training […]

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Send A Cow Uganda restores health and humanity

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A beneficiary washes dishes using an improved dish rack.

Ruth and Vincent live in Mitwizi village as members of the Tukwatirewamu Orphan’s group, whose 30 members are all caregivers of orphans. They have six […]

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A bright future for Baby Shining

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Ruth and her husband holding baby Shining. who is growing well and is pictured at eight months old.

In the June 2017 issue of Under the Sun, we told you about baby Shining, resuscitated at birth by Dr. Jocelyne Uwinkesha, a young Rwandan […]

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‘The happiest day of my life has finally come’

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South Sudanese walk sometimes for more than a day to get to the food distribution site.

PWRDF leading $375,000 food assistance project in South Sudan As winter begins to settle across Canada, hunger persists in South Sudan. PWRDF is leading a […]

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