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Wholeness of life in Lwala and Beyond

Village Enterprise Is Hiring A Field Coordiantor

Our partner Village Enterprise is hiring a Field Coordinator (Lwala, Kenya-based) Job Location: Lwala, Migori County, Kenya Job Status: Full-time Start Date: January 2017 Employer: Village Enterprise Job Title: Field Coordinator Reports to: Assistant Country Director Duration: Minimum of 2 years, opportunity to extend. Website: Summary: Village Enterprise seeks a self-motivated, dynamic and results-oriented Field Coordinator. The [...]


Set the date! #GivingTuesday is NOVEMBER 29, 2016 If you’re not familiar with the concept, it’s a day when friends, families, businesses, charities, communities, and students to come together through social media and collaboration to celebrate generosity. We all know the holidays are about celebrating with family, friends, and loved ones, and we want to [...]

Community-Driven Program Planning

This past week Lwala Community Alliance held our Community Innovation Summit – the culmination of a 6-week community-driven planning process. We believe that when communities lead, change is drastic and lasting, so we put community members at the forefront of program evaluation, design and implementation. Community Evaluation – Leading up to our week of annual [...]

Engagement Associate

The Engagement Associate, overseen by the Director of Engagement, will be responsible for assisting in the execution of a comprehensive program to increase charitable giving through the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individuals and funding partners. The Engagement Associate will support the pipeline and moves management efforts for the organization’s major gifts program, manage portfolios [...]

The IZUMI Foundation joins Lwala’s Commitment to “Thrive Thru 5″

The IZUMI Foundation recently awarded Lwala with a grant to expand the Lwala Community Hospital’s infrastructure and provide additional on-site housing for clinical providers. Through this investment, the IZUMI Foundation will join Ronald McDonald House Charities to support Lwala’s Thrive Thru 5 program, which aims to reduce under-5 mortality in the community by 50% by 2016. [...]

Lwala Participates in Segal Family Foundation Annual Meeting in Tanzania

Last week, Executive Director James Nardella and Kenya Program Director Robert Kasambala traveled to Arusha, Tanzania to take part in a three-day meeting with our partner, Segal Family Foundation. Over 150 Segal Family Foundation partners participated in the collaborative and inspiring gathering. James Nardella moderated a panel on “Strategies for Reaching Underserved Populations” and a [...]

Lwala invited back to Clinton Global Initiative

We are excited to announce that Lwala Community Alliance has been invited to be members of Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) in 2014! In 2009, Lwala Co-Founder Dr. Milton Ochieng’ was invited to attend the CGI Annual Meeting. At the meeting, Lwala made a formal commitment to “Safe Motherhood” in order to enhance the quality and [...]

Ronald McDonald House Charities CEO visits Lwala

J.C. Gonzalez-Mendez, President & CEO of Ronald McDonald House Charities, visited Lwala, Kenya this spring with his wife, Deborah. Mr. Gonzalez-Mendez visited Lwala to support the launch of Thrive thru 5. The Thrive thru 5 program will extend clinical services and community outreach efforts to children from conception up to age 5 in order to [...]