Project Report from Health Mums for Health Kids, Burundi

We would like to say thank you for the small grant (£11,000) you provided for building the Health Moms for Healthy Kids Centre.

A Healthy Moms for Healthy Kids centre project accomplished last month (August). The building contain with a health training area, a maternity, with toilets that are accessible to and suitable for use by people with disabilities, particularly wheelchair users, at Kinama Zone, Bujumbura, Burundi.

During this work, we had some problems related the bank account’s transaction and unprecedented exchange rate, the building materials and equipment’ prices increased due to the exchange rate as mentioned above. However these unplanned changes did not prevent us to finish this project.

The community and members had contributed as they could, that helped to accomplish the project.

The centre has opened since in the August, women and children receiving the different services.

The family attending the training regarding reproductive healthDavid Mcmillan from UK, visited our new centre on the second of August 2017. He has shown around including the legistration book for the attendees.

David Mcmillan from UK, visited our new centre on the second of August 2017. He has shown around including the legistration book for the attendees.

The women and children of the Zone Kinama have already started to get a benefit. Since it opened the women and children have received the different training related health issues.

On top of that the different organisations including international care, Abubef, Fvs Amades, have joined the centre by providing the different training related to health.

A Healthy Moms for Healthy Kids centre project establish in Zone of Kinama to raise awareness for women and their children. It is providing nutritional information, training, health sexual advice and maternity for women, in these extremely deprived areas. It is expecting that through the providing of information to the women raise a direct and positive effect on the well-being of the women and children of the community.

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