Wholeness of life in Lwala and Beyond

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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]

The Health eVillages-Healthways Community Outreach Program and The Honorable Bill & Tracy Frist Present Lwala 2020: Towards Wholeness of Life

Nashville, Tenn. — Nine years after the creation of Lwala Community Alliance, the Nashville community will gather on Thursday, April 28, at the Loveless Barn, to celebrate, “Lwala 2020: Towards Wholeness of Life.” This event is presented by the Health eVillages-Healthways Community Outreach Program and The Honorable Bill and Tracy Frist. Event special guests include [...]

Enter Our “Design Against Poverty” Contest!

We want YOU to help us build on our successes by adding a high-impact economic development intervention strategy to our work. To do this, we are launching a DESIGN AGAINST POVERTY COMPETITION for nonprofits, social for-profits, and individual entrepreneurs in the Sankalp community. Applications are due Friday, February 12.

Health eVillages Fulfills $310,000 Commitment!

We are incredibly grateful for our long-standing partnership with Health eVillages and Donato Tramuto. In Lwala, they have not only provided iPods and iPads loaded with the Omnio medical reference app to clinicians and community health workers, but this month they fulfilled their $310,000 commitment towards our hospital expansion! This expansion included additional in-patient space, [...]