Treating Malnutrition in Haiti

During a public meeting in March 2016, the community of Mombin Crochu in North East Haiti issued a desperate plea for help to VPI. Twenty-six children in the region had died within the year from severe malnutrition. Hurricane Matthew and chronic drought had severely reduced local agricultural food production. Simultaneously, eleven USAID nutrition centers in […]

Jay and Janice Jester Maternity Clinic – Papoli

The maternal mortality rate in Uganda stands at 438/100,000 births, most due to the lack of prenatal care or delivery outside of a healthcare facility. Realizing the lack of such a facility in Papoli, Uganda, VPI began raising funds to build a clinic where safe delivery of children could occur, and pre-natal care could be […]

Medicine for Miracles – Papoli

Medicine for Miracles was created as a pilot program in 2016 to bridge the gap between the poorest community members in Papoli, Uganda and the Robert H. Cooley Pediatric Clinic’s inability to distribute medicines free of charge to those in dire need.  The goal was to provide worming for malnourished children and malaria medications for […]

Clean Water – Haiti

CLEAN WATER: WATER IS LIFE The fall of 2016 brought significant drought to the mountains of NE Haiti. During this time, crops failed and the incidence of malnutrition rose significantly, especially in children. In addition, the access to clean water was found to be acutely lacking. As a result a proliferation of waterborne disease such as […]

Robert H. Cooley Pediatric Clinic – Papoli

In late 1999 an email was sent to Dr. Sylvia Campbell by a young girl in Uganda, Martha Ofumbi, in hope of finding SOMEONE who could help her. Along with meeting the immediate need of repairing her heart, this contact was the beginning of a friendship between the people of Papoli, Uganda and Tampa, Florida. […]

$4475 Donated

Mobile Clinic – Haiti

THE MOBILE CLINIC: A SAFETY NET Lack of safe roads and transportation in the mountains of rural Haiti has made access to health care impossible for many living here. For this reason, VPI has sponsored a Mobile Clinic since 2015, which travels to the alternating remote areas twice monthly. Here  medical care, vaccinations, medications, screening […]

$35 Donated

Food For Healing – Haiti

When illness strikes in a country where most people do not get enough to eat or do not eat enough of the right nutrients, even mild malnutrition can greatly influence the course of illness. In Haiti, when a common cold virus infects a child who is poorly nourished, that child often lacks adequate immune response […]

Mombin Crochu Hospital – Haiti

Village Partners International was created as a way for people to help people help themselves. As such, it is an effort that is worldwide, and is inclusive of all those in need. In the village of Mombin Crochu, located in the mountains of NE Haiti, a small government hospital serves the people in this remote, and […]

$500 Donated
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