Thanks to Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund for a grant to bring a midwife to the village matrons to increase the skills in safe, clean delivery and Prenatal visits.
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Medicine for Mali will be putting in 4 more clean water wells this spring in 4 villages that do not have clean water. Clean water is the basis of health. We are very happy to be able to announce this.
Jill DeVore has been chosen one of 20 Outstanding Women for 2014 by radio station Sunny 95. This is due to the many people who work so hard and volunteer countless hours to make Medicine for Mali a successful, vibrant group. Thanks to you all.
Good news: all of Medicine for Mali’s is continuing this year, even though the American team could not make it’s yearly visit this winter. For example:
4 new villages (3500 people) will be getting clean water wells this year.
The Malian doctor who held MFM med clinics this year was surprised by the lack of stomach and intestinal aliments in the villagers. He said the clean water wells were the reason, and he thanked MFM for this.
New Micro-finance loans went out to 350 people in 8 villages in 2013.
School-teacher trainings are being held in the villages’ schools. All MFM trained teachers have passed their evaluations. Scholarship students are receiving their money to go to high school in the capital.
A Midwife is coming for monthly prenatal visits to assist and teach the village matrons. Many more women are coming for prenatal visits now!
Monthly Immunizations sessions in all villages are occurring. Malaria prevention talks and weighing of children for malnutrition are continuing.
These two energetic groups in Columbus, Ohio, have collected school supplies to encourage girls to stay in school and do well on tests. These school supplies will be given to the top 3 girl test takers on 3 tests.
An anonymous donor from The Columbus Foundation has given a $1000 contribution to Medicine for Mali. Thank you!