Weʼre raising £4,000 to Set up and run Health and Wellbeing Programme in Jamestown, Ghana
- Felixstowe, Suffolk, UK
- 12 days to go
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We are registered nurses who in January 2018 travelled to Accra in Ghana to do charity work in a hospital. We were so concerned by the level of poverty within the Jamestown community, where we were staying, that we abandoned our hospital project and set up a health and well being clinic on the beach there. Without electricity, running water or a National Health Service we were astounded by the level of poverty and deprivation that was commonplace. People could not afford treatment for the simplest of conditions or the most major traumas. We treated and advised on a range of conditions from unstable diabetes to untreated spinal fractures and birth defects. We did basic health checks, lifestyle and dietary advice as well reflexology treatments, massage and yoga classes. When we return next year we will be providing health education leaflets, equipment and medication. Our aim is to empower the community and leave a lasting legacy.
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Jan 9, 2019
What an inspiration! Amazing work you are doing!
Jan 8, 2019
Good luck Pam and Heather. Keep safe
Jan 6, 2019
Glad to give support to your work. I much admire you.
Dec 21, 2018
All good wishes for your Health & Well-being plans. This contribution is partly instead of giving family presents
Dec 14, 2018
Hope the trip is successful and all goes well!
Aug 26, 2018
Aug 18, 2018
It’s great to follow your work. Inspiring stuff. Good luck with all the fundraising you’re doing X
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