Category: Healthcare


May
Lennie Learns to Walk
Lennie is 12 years old and has Cerebral Palsy. When Matilda (Ripple Africa’s project coordinator) started to make regular home visits in 2017, Lennie was unable to walk or talk. Therefore, Matilda taught the grandmothers exercises to do with Lennie to help with speech and to strengthen her legs....
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Dec
Meet Ascherveen
Meet Ascherveen, a very happy little boy. Ascherveen is supported by our Disabilities and Rehabilitation Project as he has cerebral palsy. His family had resigned themselves to the fact that he would never be able to sit up let alone walk. However, Matilda who runs the project, has taught...
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Jul
What’s the aim of our Disability and Rehabilitation project?
The Disability and Rehabilitation project now has 120 clients and our goal in every case is to identify the person who needs support, work to improve their quality of life and enable them to live as independently and happily as possible. The project provides clinic rehabilitation services, improves the...
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Jun
The Power of Therapy
Agnes is five years old. When she was referred to our Disability and Rehabilitation Project in early 2017, she couldn’t walk. By Christmas 2017 she took her first steps, eighteen months later, she’s running around and here she is showing off her skills! Her Mum and family are cheering...
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May
Motorbikes are not a luxury
Our environmental projects cover huge areas which means that our hard working staff spend a large proportion of their day walking to and from projects.  Providing our managers and coordinators with a motorbike enables them to achieve so much more. Take our Changu Changu Moto project. We have provided...
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Apr
Volunteers helping volunteers
Former medical volunteers support Malawian volunteer nurse, Winnie who has become a valuable member of the Kachere Health Centre team. Kachere Health Centre offers medical care to a large catchment of around 26,000 people and they’re pretty much always busy. Data is collected on how many people use the...
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