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How do period supplies change lives?

In Ethiopia 1 in 4 girls reports missing days of school during her period.  In some situations this can be as much as four days in every month.  This leads to poor school performance and increases the likelihood of dropping out prior to graduation.  Lack of access to menstrual supplies and clean and safe water and sanitation…

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Community Led Monitoring

Universal free testing and treatment for HIV/AIDS is available in Ethiopia through a partnership between PEPFAR and the government health system.  Community Led Monitoring, CLM, serves to improve the availability, accessibility and delivery of this care through direct observation and provision of feedback at the local level.  In September of 2022 ACT received grant funding…

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Medical Story: Clinic

Ethiopia ACT hosted its second medical team of 2020. A team from Baltimore and New York came to Ethiopia to serve with us for one week. The team was comprised of three medical doctors, two nurses, one medical student, and one pastor. This team served for five days in four different communities of Addis Ababa.…

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Medical Story: Clinic

In January we hosted our first medical team of 2020! A team with members from Boston and Pittsburgh visited Ethiopia ACT to run a clinic providing medical care for project beneficiaries and partnered church communities. The team served for five days in three different communities of Addis Ababa and were able to see more than…

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Medical Story: Clinic

Ethiopia ACT hosted a medical team from California during the week of November 16 through November 22. As always, one of the goals of the medical clinic was to reach the needy in the community as well as to help our project beneficiaries needing medical care. The team was composed of four medical doctors, two…

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