One Million Community Health Workers

One Million Community Health Workers

Tag Archive: Uganda

Meet CHW Phionah Ahumuza

Phionah Ahumuza is a 23 year old mother and wife living in the Ruhiira Parish, Uganda. She is a senior Community Health Woker with 140 house holds that have 150 children under five and currently five pregnant mothers. She was born in Ntungamo district and got married in Isingiro, Ruhiira. Phionah has been a CHW… [ More ]

Health care boosted by a special training in Ruhiira

Sounds of laughter intermingled with thumping feet and clapping hands ring across the room as community health workers (CHWs) in Ruhiira perform a traditional Baciga dance. Out of breath and energized, they take their seats in a large room with rows of wooden benches as Alex Kakama, one of the health facilitators, hangs up large… [ More ]

Spokes of Change: Community Health Workers

  Did you know that one single community health worker can provide care for up to 750 people in rural Africa? Through the Spokes of Change campaign, we are supporting CHWs with bikes, training, supplies, and equipment to help them reach homes up to four times faster. What do you use your bike for? Visit… [ More ]