Posts by: kfalk

Wholeness of life in Lwala and Beyond

10-Year Anniversary Gala

On Friday, March 31st, Lwala celebrated a Decade of Impact at our 10-Year Anniversary Gala in Nashville, Tennessee. A few highlights include: Managing Director Julius Mbeya delivering an inspiring speech in which he expressed how different life would be for his family if they had Lwala Community Alliance in their community. Lwala Co-founders Milton and [...]

Pharmacy Technologist

Lwala Community Alliance Pharmacy Technologist Department – Clinical Care Reports to – Head Clinician Persons reporting to Pharmacy Technologist – Pharmacy Technician and Pharmacy Assistant Location – Lwala Community Health Center – Based in Migori, Kenya Apply – Send CV and cover letter to Deadline - Applications to be submitted by 21st April 2017.   Organizational [...]

Health Systems Officer

Lwala Community Alliance Health Systems Officer Department – Health Systems Strengthening Reports to – Policy and Partnerships Director Location – Based in Migori, Kenya Apply – Email CV & cover letter to Hillary Omala Deadline – Applications are being accepted on an immediate, rolling basis. Position open until filled.   Organizational Background: Lwala Community [...]

Kenya Doctors’ Strike and Its Cost to Health in Lwala: A Special Appeal

Dear Friends, Beginning in December 2016, the doctors in Kenya participated in a nationwide strike that lasted 100 days. Many people suffered as a result of this strike, especially the poor who rely on government facilities for health care. All Lwala clinicians remained in their posts, going to great lengths to meet the demand.   COST OF THE STRIKE The [...]

Pharmacy Technologist

JOB POSTING FOR PHARMACY TECHNOLOGIST (based in Migori County, Kenya) Department:                        Clinical Care Persons Supervised:        Pharmacy Technician and Pharmacy Assistant Reports to:                            Head Clinician To Apply: Send CV and cover letter to Deadline: Applications to be submitted by 2nd January 2017. JOB [...]

The Present Of A Future

With your partnership this year, we have achieved 97% skilled deliveries, 91% immunization among children under 5, and an additional 4,800 children enrolled in our program. For that, we are so grateful. Even with this incredible impact, there is still so much work to be done. When Faith Achieng found out she was HIV-positive, her [...]

Fall2017/Spring 2018 Intern

Lwala Community Alliance Title: Student Intern (Nashville, TN / U.S.-based) Reports to: Engagement Associate Start Date: Fall 2017 – Spring 2018 Position Purpose The student intern, overseen by the Engagement Associate, will assist in maintaining all donor information, provide administrative support, help coordinate volunteers and assist in event logistics. S/he will help maintain donor systems, (which may [...]

Celebrate #WorldAidsDay

Today is World AIDS Day, which aims to raise HIV awareness, promote prevention, and fight for a cure. Here at Lwala, health is at the very center of our programs. Our region is a hotspot for HIV infections, with HIV rates triple the national average. Out of every 1,000 births, 95 babies will die before their [...]