Wholeness of life in Lwala and Beyond

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 [...]

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 [...]

Charisma Magazine Features “Educating Men to Understand That Women Are Not Their ‘Property’”

This article, written by Lwala Community Alliance’s former Executive Director James Nardella as part of Hope Through Healing Hands’ The Mother & Child Project book, was featured by Charisma magazine on June 15, 2016. As a nonprofit leader, I have dedicated much of my working life to bringing health care to rural populations of mothers [...]

Huffington Post Features “Beyond Vertical Solutions: Partnering for Transformational Impact”

Lwala Community Alliance was featured in the Huffington Post on June 7, 2016 in a guest post written by Lwala Executive Director Ash Rogers and Village Enterprise President and CEO Dianne Calvi. We’ve never heard anyone living in poverty describe their situation as simple. In fact, we’ve heard story after story about the complex interactions [...] Features “These community health workers are changing lives, one mom at a time”

Lwala Community Alliance was featured in a guest blog on on May 27, 2016. No pregnant mother wants to pass HIV to her unborn child. Deborah Achieng, a farm worker and mother of four, is no different. Deborah first suspected something was wrong when her weight dropped when she was two months pregnant. A [...]

Huffington Post Features “Technology in Classrooms Benefit Those Who Need It Most”

Lwala Community Alliance was featured in the Huffington Post on April 5, 2016 in a guest post written by Worldreader staff Kristina Lee, Manager of Programs and Partnership, and Selena Garrahan, Assistant Community Manager. As they gather around wide-eyed, their curious minds marvel at this small device packed with big promise. In Migori County, Kenya, [...]

Health eVillages To Honor Wycliffe Omwanda and James & Jena Nardella

Five health care leaders who have made significant advances in improving access to care across the globe will be honored at the Health eVillages 5th Anniversary Celebration on February 23, 2016, at the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City. The 2016 Heal-the-Villages Award winners have each exhibited the spirit of Health eVillages through the leadership [...]

Lwala Community Alliance, Thrive Thru 5 Featured on Clinton Foundation Blog

Lwala Community Alliance was featured on Aug. 26, 2015 on the Clinton Foundation Blog in a post written by Renée Joslyn, Clinton Global Initiative’s Director of Girls and Women Integration, called “Closing the Gender Equality Gap.” “I am proud to say that in the past decade, the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) has become a key player and [...]