Posts by: Cameron Plese

Wholeness of life in Lwala and Beyond

Lwala’s Referral Fund and our Commitment to Care

Imagine a child you love developed a leg infection. Imagine the anxiety of wondering whether they would lose their leg, or even their life. Imagine if you were finally able to get them to a hospital, only to be discharged before treatment was complete. For the parents of 13 year-old Peter Okello, this was their [...]

Ronald McDonald House Charities Awards Global Grants

SOURCE: Ronald McDonald House Charities Global July 27, 2017 Funds to benefit nonprofit organizations impacting over a million children and families OAK BROOK, IL–(Marketwired – July 27, 2017) - Beginning in 2017 and throughout 2020, the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Global Grants Program will focus on oral health needs of children ages 0 to 6 [...]

Manager for Talent Development and Engagement

Lwala Community Alliance Title: Manager for Talent Development and Engagement  Location: Kenya   About us: Lwala Community Alliance (Lwala) is a community-led innovator proving that when communities lead, change is drastic and lasting. Community members are uniquely positioned to design solutions to local challenges, and their innovations hold the key to transformative, sustainable, systemic change. [...]

Press Release – Lwala Community Alliance For immediate release   Danielle Maltby, a Star of ABC’s 21st Season of The Bachelor, Visits Rural Western Kenya to Help Mothers and Children with Lwala Community Alliance Migori County, Kenya – July 3, 2017 –  Danielle Maltby, a neonatal nurse at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and a contestant [...]

CONSULTANCY TO DEVELOP COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER (CHW) TRAINING CURRICULUM

TERMS OF REFERENCE CONSULTANCY TO DEVELOP COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER (CHW) TRAINING CURRICULUM BACKGROUND INFORMATION: Lwala Community Alliance (Lwala) is a community-led innovator proving that when communities lead, change is drastic and lasting. Lwala is leveraging this bottom-up approach in an all-out effort to drastically reduce maternal and child mortality; tackling the key drivers of deaths [...]

The Women in Global Health (WGH) Movement honored Kenya’s Mercy Owuor of Lwala Community Alliance

*Press Release from GE Healthcare and the Miller Center for Social Enterprise GE joins Women in Global Health Movement to celebrate exemplary women leaders in global healthcare Geneva, Switzerland, May 22nd, 2017 – The Women in Global Health (WGH) Movement honored Kenya’s Mercy Owuor of Lwala Community Alliance alongside 12 other women at the movement’s [...]

Lwala Co-Founder, Milton Ochieng, featured in BJC Today cover story

This week, Lwala Co-founder Milton Ochieng’ is featured in the cover story for BJC Medical Group’s weekly online newsletter, titled “BJC Today.” The article highlights the community-led founding of the Lwala Community Hospital as well as the growth and impact of Lwala’s work in the years since. Milton remains a critical member of Lwala’s leadership [...]

CONGRATULATIONS!

We are excited to announce that our Executive Director, Ash Rogers, was selected as one of the 2016 winners of 120 Under 40: The New Generation of Family Planning Leaders! She was chosen from a pool of nominees from all over the world—a testament to her achievements in and contributions to the fields of family planning and reproductive health. [...]

Vanderbilt IEPM student spends summer in Lwala

Written by: Caroline Martin This summer, Caroline Martin, an M.Ed. in International Education Policy and Management (IEPM) student at Vanderbilt University, spent nine weeks in Lwala. During this time, her work included conducting research – in conjunction with Lwala’s education team – to investigate the level and levers of effectiveness of e-readers in 13 public [...]

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