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Whose story is it anyway?

March 17, 2015   |   Posted by :   |   News from the Field  

When it was finally decided that we would be visiting Uganda, it involved some preparation. We were to go on a mission to deliver devices for Angels of Hope and RMF South Sudan (which would be sent to Juba by road from Kampala). Amongst the 3 of us we carried 22 devices in total (18 […]

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My Visit To Uganda: Top 10 Lessons Learned

March 10, 2015   |   Posted by :   |   News from the Field  

#10: I am “mzungu” and am therefore very interesting to Ugandan children. Mzungu (pronounced [m̩ˈzuŋɡu]) is a Bantu language term used in the African Great Lakes region to refer to people of European descent. It is a commonly used expression among Bantu peoples in Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda and Zambia.   #9: A […]

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New Devices & Training for RFK Lafitte Medical Clinic

February 04, 2015   |   Posted by :   |   News from the Field  

Members of the Health eVillages team recently had the incredible opportunity to reconnect and, in a way, “upgrade” one of our locations in Louisiana. The RFK Lafitte Medical Clinic is located only 22 miles from the heart of New Orleans, but its setting could not be more different than the city. Moving away from the […]

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Reflections of Hope: A Look Back at the Ripple of Hope Ceremony

January 28, 2015   |   Posted by :   |   News from the Field  

December 16, 2014 was a red-letter day in the history of Health eVillages. It marks the date when many of my colleagues and I proudly witnessed our CEO and Chairman, Donato Tramuto, receive the prestigious Robert F. Kennedy Ripple of Hope Award. Along with his co-honorees, Robert De Niro, Tony Bennett, and Hillary Clinton, Donato […]

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Chairman Speaks Out About Fight Healthcare Injustices in Lwala

December 08, 2014   |   Posted by :   |   News from the Field  

Our Chairman and Founder of Health eVillages, Donato Tramuto often says, “It’s not about starting where you want to be. It’s about starting somewhere.” This quote often speaks to the fundraising efforts Health eVillages takes part in both for our own efforts and our partners’. Recently, Donato was asked to be the keynote speaker at […]

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