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Jun 28, 2015 12:13 PM ET

Archived: Outreach Iringa!: to give the Iringa Regional Hospitalin Tanzania the tools necessary to detect fetal health issues

iCrowdNewswire - Jun 28, 2015

Outreach Iringa!

Let’s take a quick look at one statistic: for every 100 babies in Tanzania, 23 of them die before they are born. Pregnant mothers in Tanzania lose their children to miscarriages because they don’t have access to essential medical care. A mother’s worst nightmare is losing her baby because of a preventable illness that could have been detected with medical devices.

We want to give the Iringa Regional Hospitalin Tanzania the tools necessary to detect fetal health issues treat them before it’s too late. With the addition of an ultrasound and EKG machine, Iringa’s doctors will be empowered with essential tools for helping patients. 

Why should you contribute? 
You will save lives. Ultrasounds and Electrocardiograms are powerful tools for detecting many health problems in both the baby and mother such as spinal deformities, Down syndrome and heart defects.

Every single cent we raise goes to purchasing medical supplies for the hospital. We’ll also match a percentage of your contributions out of our own pockets to purchase thank-you gifts from a very special, unique store: Neema Crafts. 

Neema Crafts Store
Neema is a one-of-a-kind place. Its focus is on providing jobs to those with disabilities. The staff are highly skilled craftspeople who offer endless possibilities for woven items and carved artwork. The quality of their creations is second to none, and we love supporting a wonderful business while helping the Iringa Hospital! 

We thank you for your support and know that this will save lives in Iringa! Check us out on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Outreach-Iringa/1617569635124935?fref=ts

Outreach Iringa in the Media:
Cornell Daily Sun

Contact Information:

Ben Javidfar
Ty Feldman
Lauren Zawal
Xiuqi Cao

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