Friday 24 August 2018

Cleaning Wells Prevents Spread of Diarrheal Diseases in the Community

Assumane Abudo, member of the Cabaceira Pequena Community Health Committee in Nampula province, never gave any importance to cleaning wells. Other residents in the community did not either; however, when the community began to notice a high incidence of diarrhea cases, resulting in diarrheal diseases and even deaths, they began to reconsider their approach.

Wednesday 22 August 2018

How Communities are Taking Action against Garbage in Mozambique

For years, Rosa Sozinho and her six children did not pay attention to the trash that littered their neighborhood. Besides contributing to the growing pile of garbage, they didn’t understand how dangerous this was to their health. “I thought that because I was throwing the garbage far away from my house it would not have an influence on my children's health,” said Rosa.