Village Voices

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

Village Voices

Leah’s Story from Lwala Community Alliance on Vimeo.

Leah has been a long-time beneficiary of Lwala Community Alliance in many regards.  As an HIV-positive woman who is also suffering from TB, she regularly participates in the HIV support programs, receives her ARVs from the hospital, and is treated for opportunistic infections that result from her condition.  Not one to hide in the corner because of her status, Leah has been outspoken in the community about living with HIV including encouraging people to be tested to learn their status and advocating good hygiene practices for people living with HIV as a WASH Trainer-of-Trainers (TOT). Through the WASH training, Leah became instrumental in starting up a group that is currently making liquid soap and disinfectant at the hospital for sale to villagers, schools, and other facilities.

Meet Joash Ochieng Solo, Pharmacy Assistant

Watch a performance by the Lwala Primary School Choir

Join Michael as he gives a brief explanation of what he does at Lwala’s first community health clinic. Discussing how he tests for HIV and Malaria on a daily basis, Michael also demonstrates the laboratory conditions at the new clinic.

Meet our Kenyan Program Director, Robert Kasambala, as he tells us about himself and expresses his hopes for the future.

Impact

  • 2,962 Monthly Patient Visits

  • 643 2013 Babies Born

  • 1,200 Girls empowered

  • 160 Kenyans employed

  • 6,000 Students with Clean Water

  • 1,100 Patients on HIV Care

  • 1,650 Farmers Trained

  • 52 Student Scholarships

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