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Making Public Health a Priority

Making Public Health a Priority

Our COVID-19 prevention efforts have centered in rural communities outside of Accra.  Our team created a baseline survey to better understand community knowledge and spread of COVID-19. We trained and deployed health care facilitators and volunteers to create...

Our Task Force Takes Charge

Our Task Force Takes Charge

In Ethiopia, we created a task force that partnered with the Ministry of Health and our network of healthcare providers, doctors, nurses and technicians to create a COVID-19 prevention initiative. In isolated communities, our team educated thousands on virus...

Vocational Students Take Action

Vocational Students Take Action

The pandemic has shown we are only as safe as our most vulnerable people. The virus poses a threat everywhere. Members of our task force found that families in rural villages did not have access to much-needed information on how to protect themselves from contagion....

ENA Continues to Lead

ENA Continues to Lead

COVID19 is still a threat to the most vulnerable in Ethiopia and we want to ensure that no one is left behind.  We continue to run our rural hygiene and sanitation seminars while our  our health care partners travel door to door to teach sanitation and hand-washing...

Staying Healthy

Staying Healthy

During this time of uncertainty, we wanted to reach out to each of you, our ENA family, with confidence and a strong belief that we will make it through this experience and come out stronger and more unified. In our fight to unite together, may we offer a few key...

ENA Partnership With United Way

ENA Partnership With United Way

We are excited to announce that United Way Ghana and ENA have partnered to find sustainable solutions for the delivery of quality education to everyone, especially vulnerable communities. The strategic goals of our partnership include the following: Promote Adult...

Vocational Skill Training

Vocational Skill Training

Ayishetu, a recent vocational and literacy graduate observed. “My parents did not have money to pay for my school fees, so I was thrown out of school and eventually, I dropped out.” In 2018, after hearing about our literacy program she enrolled. She was thrilled to...

A True Love Story

A True Love Story

Mavis lovingly holds her 5 year-old son Nathaniel who was born with albinism. While she loves and cares for her son, she has struggled getting to where she is today. Mavis bravely shares that the birth of her son was “terribly traumatic.” She was reluctant to...

Trokosi Cannot Be Wiped Away Easily

Trokosi Cannot Be Wiped Away Easily

Trokosi is a cultural practice among the Ewe tribe in Ghana, Togo, and Benin. The practice requires a young virgin girl to be offered to fetish priests in atonement for the crimes committed by a relative. This form of slavery requires a girl to serve the shrine and...

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