At the beginning of 2013, we were awarded a research grant by Comic Relief to run a pilot programme to train 60 new Community Health Workers in the Mambolo Chiefdom of Kambia District to improve access to healthcare for women and children. Read more about this new project here.
FOUNDED IN 1992, THIS YEAR MARKS OUR 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF WORKING IN KAMBIA DISTRICT. Here are a few newspaper cuttings reporting the first visit to Sierra Leone that inspired the creation of The Kambia Appeal. Thanks to the Gloucestershire Echo.
Posted by James Dowling in General on 24 May 2012 We are holding our AGM on 11th June at 8pm. We will be updating everyone on activities over the past year and our forthcoming plans regarding our IHLFS and HPS grants. There will be a couple of presentations and a screening of our short film […]
In January, members of the Kambia Appeal visited Sierra Leone to undertake a comprehensive needs assessment to plan our activity in Kambia for the next three years. James Dowling, Richard Kerr-Wilson and Shona Lockyer were joined by Terry Smith (Kambia Appeal Treasurer), Jenny Hill (Gloucestershire NHS Project Manager), Adrienne Quintana and Peter Clark (Public Health […]
The Kambia Appeal will be running a 3-day crash course in tropical medicine at Cheltenham General from Wednesday 21 March 2012 for doctors, senior midwives and nurses who are considering working in a developing country. The 3-day course costs £350 per participant.
The Kambia Appeal has now qualified to become a member of BOND, the UK membership body for non-governmental organisations (NGOs) working in international development. Established in 1993 on the initiative of 61 NGOs working in international development, Bond has 358 members (at 31 March 2011) ranging from large bodies with a world-wide presence to smaller, specialist […]