“Bisogna fare rete, ovunque, soprattutto se si parla di Africa e di bisogni grandi, qualsiasi collaborazione che porti vantaggi lì dove è necessario è benvenuta”.
Queste le parole di Paola Germano, direttrice scientifica del Programma Dream della Comunità di Sant’ Egidio (sito ufficiale) che ieri ha firmato un accordo di collaborazione in Centrafrica con il World Food Programme Italia e la Fondazione Santa Lucia Irccs. (. . .)
Malawi, January 28, 2018
By Cliff Kawanga
At the height of hunger crisis few years ago, a lot of people cried for support.
Despite a lot of cassava or sweet potatoes in their household, some of them still lined up to receive free maize that the government was distributing. In a year when maize had failed, the farmers indeed had cassava and sweet potatoes as options. (. . .)
Women around Phalombe district have been told the importance of going for screening for cervical cancer, which is one of the deadliest diseases in the world.
A week long campaign has been launched in the district and is expected to run from 6th to 10th November 2017 with support from Disease Relief through Excellent and Advanced Means (DREAM). (. . .)
Nairobi – Il 31 gennaio scorso la Comunità di Sant’Egidio e la Cooperazione italiana hanno promosso un convegno sul tema “Achieving 90 – 90 – 90 in Kenya”. L’iniziativa ha offerto un’occasione per condividere esperienze e lezioni apprese nella cura e diagnosi dell’HIV attraverso la più che decennale esperienza del programma DREAM (Drug Resource Enhancement against AIDS and Malnutrition) in dieci Paesi africani. (. . .)
TOTAL Malawi has invested in a solar project worth K300 million as part of its corporate social responsibilily initiatives for support delivery of quality healthcare in the country. The project contructed with funds from Total Foundation, wlll provide sustainable power to benefit communities under Sant’Egidio’s Children Feeding Centres and Dream Centres across the country.
Speaking in Blantyre at a ceremony to mark the completion ofthe project, Total Malawi Managing Director, Seggie Kistasamy said the initiative will promote the use of clean energy in light of prevaling electricity challenges in the country. (. . .)