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NOVEMBER 2007 – MARCH 20082018-12-05T12:59:31+00:00

Project Description

Mosquito Net Donations

Project A: Working with the Ministry of Health
Donated 67,254 mosquito nets to 21 Health Facilities in Meru District Hospital’s jurisdiction

Dr. James Gitonga – District Medical Officer of Health, Meru Central District, Meru, Kenya
Dr. Dan Kiptoon – Medical Superintendent. Meru District Hospital, Meru Kenya

  • 54,769 of these mosquito nets are pre-treated (3-year lifespan) and designated to be
    distributed to pregnant women and their children under 5 years of age.
  • 12,485 mosquito nets are designated to be pre-treated (3-year lifespan) and delivered to vulnerable patients, i.e. the old, HIV+ and hospital ward beds.
    About 1250 pregnant Women attend MCH clinics in a month.

The population of children under five years in the District is estimated at 70,265.

Project B:  In-Patient Hospital Bed Conical Green Net Program

Distributed conical green nets for every in-patient hospital bed in Meru Kenya and Embu Kenya
totaling 3,230 mosquito nets.

Project C: Working with the Miriam Kanana Mubichi Foundation

– Steven Mubichi
– Flornce Mubichi
– Fridah Mubichi
– Ravena Mubichi

Donated 6,125 mosquito nets to schoolchildren in Meru District schools. These nets are designated to be pre-treated (3-year lifespan) and were delivered to schoolchildren in the schools listed below.

“Do all the good you can,
By all the means you can,
In all the ways you can,
In all the places you can,
At all the times you can,
To all the people you can,
As long as ever you can.”
~ John Wesley

Project A

The following health facilities in Meru Central District were selected for distribution of these insecticide treated mosquito nets to pregnant mothers and children under the age of five years:

1. Kinoro Health Center
2. Kanyakine Sub- District Hospital
3. Mitunguu Health Center
4. Kathigu Health Center
5. Kaongo Health Center
6. Cotellengo Hospital
7. St. Ann Hospital
8. Gatimbi Health Center
9. Githongo Sub- District Hospital
10. Kathithi Dispensary
11. Giaki Health Center
12. Kiburine Dispensary
13. Meru District Hospital
14. Kiirua Dispensary
15. Ruiri Health Center
16. Timau Heath Center
17. Ex-lewa Dispensary
18. Naari Health Center
19. Mikumbune Sub- District Hospital
20. Nkubu Dispensary
21. Muti -O-Kiama Health Center

Project C

Nets delivered to schoolchildren in the following schools:

  • Munithu – Kambiti Primary School
  • Munithu – Munithu Primary School
  • Munithu – Kathithi Primary School
  • Munithu – Ngiine Primary School
  • Chugu – Chugu Primary School
  • Mulathankari – Mulathankari Primary School
  • Chugu – Karima Ga Ntwiko School
  • Nchiru– St. Rita’s Children Village
  • Meru Municipality – Solid Rock Church
  • Meru Municipality – Makena Texttiles Ltd.
  • Kaaga – Mwithomwiru Primary School
  • Kaaga – Kaaga Primary School

100% of every dollar donated today goes to the Makena Marangu Memorial Maternity Center