Updates from U.S.

Our mission is to build the capacity of the people of Lwala to advance their own comprehensive well-being.

10 Reasons Why Lwala is Thankful for Health eVillages

Lwala Community Alliance community celebrated World AIDS Day on December 1 with a benefit gala at Boston University. More than 110 gathered to listen to the reflections of Co-Founder Fred Ochieng’ and to hear from keynote speaker Donato Tramuto, founder of Health eVillages which provides healthcare technology to some of the most under-resourced environments in [...]

Lwala Fulfills 2009 Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action, Partners with Ronald McDonald House Charities® to Combat Infant Mortality

NEW YORK, NY — In less than five years, the percent of pregnant women delivering in a health facility in a remote region of western Kenya has skyrocketed from 26% to 96%, resulting in a 50% reduction of neonatal mortality in the community compared to the region at large. This achievement is due to Lwala [...]

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 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 [...]

Lwala supporters provide safe delivery for 112 mothers this Mother’s Day!

This Mother’s Day, our partner Watsi provided Lwala with a special opportunity. Through their crowdfunding platform, Watsi matched every dollar given to Lwala for maternal care in the days leading up to Mother’s Day. Thank you to all who supported the expectant mothers! With your help we were able to fully fund 56 women to [...]

RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES PARTNERS WITH LWALA TO REDUCE UNDER-5 MORTALITY

We are excited to announce a renewed partnership with Ronald McDonald House Charities to support the launch of a program called Thrive thru 5. Over the next 3 years, Thrive thru 5 will extend clinical services and community outreach efforts to children from conception up to age 5 in order to reduce under-5 mortality in [...]

Health eVillages highlights Lwala in a 3 minute video

Donato Tramuto, CEO of Physicians Interactive and Founder of Health eVillages, recently visited Lwala to see firsthand the use of mobile technology in our clinical care and health outreach programs. As a result of this trip, Health eVillages produced a compelling 3 minute video highlighting their partnership with Lwala and the impact it is making [...]

partner spotlight: Health eVillages

Over the last several years, Health eVillages has grown to be one of Lwala’s most engaged partners. Health eVillages, a program of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights, provides mobile health technology including medical reference and clinical decision support resources to medical professionals in the most challenging clinical environments around the [...]

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  • 160 Kenyans employed

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