Our belief in the power of communities is at the heart of the work we do. Meet some of the inspiring people we work with and read stories of real change, created by remarkable people in tough situations.
Lucas Omulo lives in Kibera with his wife Eunice and their one-year-old baby, Mark. By day, he’s an artist: but his real passion is his community. That’s why he also works as a Community Health Volunteer - and why, more recently, he’s taken on the role of ‘Male Champion’. Read more
Marion Tumuhimbise is a midwife at Rubaga Hospital in Kampala, where her duties include delivering babies, dispensing medication, counselling patients and taking care of newborns. Between working full-time and raising a family, she felt she didn't have time to continue her training - until she discovered Amref's eLearning programme. Read more
Dorine is a Community Health Worker, trained by Amref Health Africa. She lives in Kibera, Nairobi - the largest urban slum in Africa. Dorine has been trained on LEAP, the mHealth platform, that uses updates and peer-to-peer communication to strengthen the skills of health workers.
Lucy Kingee is a nurse at Lolmolog Dispensary in Samburu County, Kenya. She's using Amref's 'Basic Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care' training to ensure that expectant mothers in Samburu receive the best possible care - even when they experience complications.