Updates from U.S.

Wholeness of life in Lwala and Beyond

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 [...]

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, [...]

Lwala Community Alliance Welcomes Our New Executive Director Ash Rogers!

As 2015 draws to a close, we are thrilled to welcome ASH ROGERS to the Lwala Community Alliance family as our new EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR. As an important partner in our health, education, and economic empowerment work in Lwala, we wanted you to be among the first to hear this great news. An extensive search, conducted [...]

Help Us Win $50,000 Through Microsoft By Sharing How Lwala Community Alliance is Upgrading the World

We have a chance to win $50,000 through Microsoft, but WE NEED YOU! The competition is based entirely on social media activity — how many likes, posts and tweets we can get through midnight PST Wednesday, Sept. 23. Will you help us? Here’s how you can vote for Lwala (You have 3 options and can [...]

Blood:Water Co-Founder Reflects on 10-Year Partnership with Lwala in “One Thousand Wells”

Nashville, Tenn. — Blood:Water Co-Founder Jena Lee Nardella made her first visit to Lwala, Kenya, in 2005, bouncing along an unmarked dirt path in the back of a pick-up truck. Now, 10 years later, she’s sharing this story of partnership between Blood:Water and what would become Lwala Community Alliance in her new memoir, ONE THOUSAND [...]

The End of My Tenure at Lwala

A personal note from Executive Director James Nardella… With both sadness and joy, I am writing from Kenya to tell you that this will be my final season as Executive Director for the Lwala Community Alliance. My full-time employment will end in September, but Lwala will remain an active commitment for my family and me. [...]