Elizabeth Coville

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Project: Shirati Medical mission
Start Date: 15/11/2018

My name is Elizabeth Coville and I am a Registered Nurse. I have worked in various areas of the health care field over the years and I am very honoured and thrilled to have the opportunity to volunteer my nursing skills for CACHA alongside my colleagues and other health care professionals this coming November in Shirati.
During our mission we will be providing rural villages with the health care and education that is greatly needed. This will be a very new and exciting learning experience that I hope to carry with me for years to come.
My fundraising goal is $2850.00 to cover the cost of the mission. Thank you so much for considering a donation.

Elizabeth Coville – Shirati medical mission 2018

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Donation Total: $25.00

The individuals on these pages are raising funds in support of CACHA’s mission. The funds are given to CACHA to defray the costs of participation in, and supplies for, the mission, and not for the personal benefit of any participant. CACHA retains control over the use of all donated funds. Once the needs for the program have been met, or cannot be completed for any reason, any remaining contributions will be used where needed most.

Location: Rorya District, Shirati, North Mara Region, Tanzania

Dates: Nov 15 – Dec 1, 2018

Mission Lead: Jonathan Rathwell, at jrathwell@rogers.com

Mission Cost per participant: $2,820 (does not include airfare)

Estimated Flight Cost: $2,300 – $2, 500 (International flight + 15% administration fee on cost of flight)

Partner: Shirati KMT Hospital, Mennonite Church of Tanzania

Primary mission language: English

Beneficiaries: By working alongside local medical staff, CACHA participants have been providing treatment to over 10,000 rural villagers for over 3 years. Through this partnership, there are also opportunities for cross-cultural medical training between mission participants and local medical staff.

Objective: To increase the impact of the health systems and to improve access and quality of medical care provided in the Mara region, a hospital catchment area of 245,000. Each mission aims to provide necessary care to around 4,000 patients. Beyond the medical care and training provided, our team aims to improve health literacy and implement health education programs that complement the hospital’s outreach to more remote communities.

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