Africa & the Middle East Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Kick Malaria Out (KMO) 2009 West Africa

Jump to last reply

Campaign KMO outreach will run for two weeks by the combined volunteers as part of a month long KMO campaign by VPWA and it grass root partners through out the following countries: Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast, & Liberia.

Campaign KMO will start in Ghana with Volunteers from all over the world, including professionals from all fields, students etc. Volunteers will receive a training, conducted by VPWA’s Executive Director, to facilitate cultural understanding and to teach Volunteers how to address each community i.e. community customs, habits, etc. Volunteers will then be divided into two groups (Volunteer Group A & Group B). A Volunteer Team Leader will be assigned for each group of volunteers.

Between 20th August 2009 and September 3rd 2009, Volunteer Group A will travel to the countries east of Ghana i.e. Togo, Benin and Nigeria. Volunteer Group B will travel to the countries West of Ghana i.e. Ivory Coast and Liberia. VPWA partner organizations in these countries, will be awaiting the arrival of VPWA volunteer groups to facilitate any community needs. Each group will:

Conduct community workshops on Malaria by disseminating people-friendly statistical information on the spread of Malaria and providing preventative measures to prevent being infected by the disease

Conduct clean-up training exercises designed to show communities how to prevent and clear water stagnation which is the breeding source of mosquitoes and caused by a) uneven floor b) clogged drains c) poor gradient of gutters and drains. e) rain accumulation f)overflows g)leakages from pipes h)roof gutters chocked with leaves or silt i)misalignment of rainwater downpipes with elbow joint, resulting in blockages. j) Collected water in discarded receptacles.

For more information please visit the webiste: http://www.vpwa.org/kick-malaria-out-2009-campaign

Phone: 233243340112
Email: kmo2009@vpwa.org

4 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

View all Africa & the Middle East activity »
  1. 1 Trip Report KwaZulu Natal and Kruger - sort of a Trip Report
  2. 2 Car Rentals in Israel
  3. 3 South Africa in February?
  4. 4 Who to Choose? Africa Serendipity, Rothschild Safari or ATR?
  5. 5 Morocco to portugal
  6. 6 Has anyone used "toursbylocals.com"?
  7. 7 Terrorism, Ebola - no more please
  8. 8 Uganda or Rwanda 2015
  9. 9 Independence Day in Israel
  10. 10 Trip Insurance - a must?
  11. 11 Drinking on safari
  12. 12 Fodor's 100 Hotel Award Winners
  13. 13 Travelust
  14. 14 Okavango Delta - how to see it without breaking the bank?
  15. 15 Shots for Morocco
  16. 16 South Africa - travel from Bloemfontein via Karoo to Stellenbosch
  17. 17 South Africa - Cape wine lands - Suggestions organized wine tasting tour
  18. 18 Southern Africa trip - 5 weeks April / May 2015 starting in KZN
  19. 19 Trip Report SOUTH AFRICA WESTERN CAPE TRIP REPORT: SEPT/OCT 2013
  20. 20 To Egypt in February - Need some advice
  21. 21 Thinking about The Gambia
  22. 22 Private Guide in Israel - Cost question
  23. 23 correct date of last post: free ebook available Sunday Dec 11
  24. 24 Dubai Sand Dune dinner
  25. 25 DAY TRIP FROM AGADIR
View next 25 » Back to the top