Rural Health Care Initiative
  • Partnering with Sierra Leone to save lives
Thank You to the “One Thousand Days” of Donors

Thank You to the “One Thousand Days” of Donors

Above: Banner at the Birth Waiting Home Entrance
A huge thank you goes to the many (more than 400) donors who contributed to RHCI in the past 1000 days. These donations have made the Mbao-mi Mothers’ Home a reality, and have sustained RHCI’s other four key programs:

Outreach motorbike clinic

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Mende Cultural Entertainment at the January Celebration

Mende Cultural Entertainment at the January Celebration

The Opening Ceremony for the Mbao-mi Mother’s Home on January 13, 2018 included dancers from the Mende Men’s and Women’s Secret Societies. Their participation added a very special component to the day and provided much enjoyment for everyone.

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Helping Babies Breathe and Essential Care for Every Baby

Helping Babies Breathe and Essential Care for Every Baby

Below are scenes from the two-day training that took place at the new Birth Waiting home facility on January 8-9, 2018. This training was facilitated by RHCI in collaboration with staff from World Hope International, based in Makeni, Sierra Leone. During the two days, 53 health care staff were taught

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Mbao-mi Mothers’ Home Opens

Mbao-mi Mothers’ Home Opens

Pictured clockwise from upper left:  Manley Jongopie (RHCI in-country director),  Alice Karpeh (RHCI Board member and founder), the Goboi dancer from the forest, the Paremount Chief Macavoray (right), District Medical Officer Dr. Turay, and the Community Health Workers at the event 
On January 13, 2018, more than 300 people gathered

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