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Project visit - Malawi - Part 5

Here we are, the final piece of Pierre’s Malawi project visit. In this 5th piece we’ll also focus on Chisamo and his mother, Emilie.

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Project visit - Malawi - Part 4

Welcome to part 4 of our Malawi project visit. We left off at the part where I was sharing my personal story with Emilie, about my daughter Liesje. That’s when Emilie started pouring out hers, and Chisamo’s.

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Project visit - Malawi - Part 3

In the following part, you can read about what palliative care is, and how does it look like for children with Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus. We will also start the story of Emilie and his son with hydrocephalus, Chisamo.

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Project visit - Malawi - Part 2

This is the part 2 of Pierre's story from the Malawi project visit. We will cover the story of Aisha and his son Razack, the Mercy James hospital, and future plan for CHSBH Malawi.

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Project visit - Malawi - Part 1

Last month, the founder of Child-Help, Pierre Mertens, visited our friends and colleagues in Malawi, as a part of the project visit. In the following 5 posts we will present Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus in Malawi, through the work of our partner - CHSBH Malawi.

We will write about how far the work has come, as well as challenges and hardships they had to overcome, and the storms that are yet to be weathered.

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A container to Tanzania

We traveled a long way, both in time and in distance, to get material for the children with spina bifida and hydrocephalus to the right destination.

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Thank-you notes from parents in Ukraine

The medical materials, equipment, hygiene products and other basic necessities have been reaching our target group in Ukraine since we started sending ambulances in March. Below you can enjoy the kind words and beautiful photos from parents and children in Ukraine.

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Ihor Vitenko on Situation in Ukraine

The podcast with Ihor Vitenko, the person on the ground in Ukraine, helping our target group is live in Dutch language, therefore we bring you a summary of that conversation.

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“Children should be thriving instead of just surviving”

An interview with Collins Kabachelor, new Country Representative Uganda of Child-Help, where he talks about challenges in his new job and where Child-Help can expand its impact in Uganda.

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Life with spina bifida in Kenia

Francesca Naijaipu was born with spina bifida in a small village in the north of Kenya where there was little understanding of the condition. The following explains how she overcame the problems she encountered during her childhood and later found a job and love.

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