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Wholeness of life in Lwala and Beyond

Development Manager

  Lwala Community Alliance  Title: Development Manager  Reports to: Ash Rogers, Executive Director  Location: Nashville, TN Organizational Background Lwala Community Alliance (Lwala) is a community-led innovator proving that when communities lead, change is drastic and lasting. Lwala village, a small community in rural western Kenya, founded the organization as a response to extreme health challenges. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

JOIN LWALA IN THE GLOBAL #GIVINGTUESDAY MOVEMENT!

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 [...]

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. [...]

Thanks to all our supporters for a successful Lwala2020: Towards Wholeness of Life event

Because of the generosity of our supporters at the Lwala 2020: Towards Wholeness of Life event in Nashville, we surpassed our fundraising goal of $100,000 and raised a total of $160,913 towards reducing under-5 mortality in Lwala, Kenya! That is equivalent to 643 children receiving health services from birth to age 5. We are truly [...]

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