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 [...]
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 [...]
In Lwala’s catchment area, girls’ educational achievement lags behind that of boys. Parents are much less likely to invest in girls’ education than boys and, as a result, girls often drop out of school at a young age. In Migori County, out of 100 girls, only 60 will complete 8th grade and only 17 will [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
This fall, Lwala Community Alliance formalized a new partnership with Johnson & Johnson to support the launch of the Girls Education and Pads Program. In this program, all girls in classes 6-8 in 13 local primary schools will received a pad kit that includes 5 reusable sanitary pads, underwear, soap, and information on sexual and [...]
ONE.org is currently featuring a blog post about Lwala on their website. In the piece, Executive Director James Nardella highlights the benefits of electricity through the eyes of a pregnant woman. Click HERE to read the full post!
Through a new documentary short film, Apple is highlighting the innovative work of Lwala Community Alliance. We couldn’t be more proud of our team in Lwala, Kenya. The film tells the Lwala Community Alliance story of transforming maternal health care in Kenya. Because of our commitment to help women and babies, 95% percent of [...]
Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) has featured the success of the Lwala Community Alliance's maternal and child health outreach program on its blog.