People in lakeside communities in northern Malawi are among the poorest in the world. 80% of people in this area live on less than a dollar a day. For those who are sick and living in extreme poverty there is little-to-no access to quality healthcare.
Health clinics are in disrepair, there is a chronic shortage of trained healthcare workers and what care is available is beyond the reach of many because it is simply too far and too expensive to travel.
To bring quality healthcare to those who need it most, this project will:
These measures will improve health facilities for 50,000 people and access for 200,000. This will have a huge impact on people who are striving to lift themselves out of poverty.
This project was made possible thanks to the support of Chauncy Maples Malawi Trust.