A project of GlobeMed
GlobeMed at University of Pennsylvania partners with Lwala Community Alliance in Lwala, Kenya to support maternal health capacity building.
Who We Are // GlobeMed at UPenn
Founded in 2012, GlobeMed at University of Pennsylvania works with Lwala Community Alliance in Lwala, Kenya. Together, we help provide the people of Lwala support to build in areas of health including maternal health and education and development.
Our Partner // Lwala Community Alliance in Lwala, Kenya
Lwala Community Alliance is an organization based in Lwala, Kenya that focuses on building the capacity of the people of Lwala to advance their own comprehensive well-being. In April 2007, after 3 years of fundraising, the Lwala Community Health Center finally opened. Over time the program has become more multi-dimensional to include small scale micro-enterprise, public health outreach, water and sanitation, and education programming.
Our Project // $6,000 for Safe Births at Lwala Maternity Wing
GlobeMed at University of Pennsylvania is aiming to raise $6,000 to assist in capacity building at Lwala Community Hospital and its newly constructed Maternity Wing and HIV Center. The Maternity Wing was built in Lwala, Kenya in 2011 to address the prevalence of HIV and the dangers of transmission during birth. GlobeMed's collaboration will increase education outreach to the community of Lwala and support birth of healthy babies and healthy mothers in Lwala.
Our project will consist of working with Lwala Community Hospital to develop its initiatives including: