Global WACh

May 12, 2023

Announcing the 2023 Seeds for Change Award Recipients

After a pause in seed grant programming during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, Global WACh is pleased to resume funding activities and announce the nine recipients of the 2023 Seeds for Change Resource Award to Strengthen Collaborative Sites

Applicant Site Country Project Title 
Dr. Joy Githua Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) Centre for Respiratory Disease Research Kenya Female friendly toilets for women and children
Dr. Timothy Jumbi Migori Country Referral Hospital Kenya Improving monitoring of perioperative children in the paediatric surgical unit
Priscah Lihanda Migori County Referral Hospital Kenya Strengthening quality of care for Maternal, Neonatal, Child and Adolescent Health Services
Maurice Okello Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital Kenya Strengthening service provision and quality of care for improved maternal and pediatric health outcomes
Maurine Anyango Okello Rongo Sub County Hospital Kenya Improving services and care for children and women at the MCH, Pediatric, and Maternity wards
Judith Onyango Dandora 2 Health Center Paediatrics Occupational Therapy Ward Kenya Improving the Dandora 2 Health Center Pediatrics Occupational Therapy Ward
Felix Abuna Otieno Yala Sub County Hospital Kenya Purchase of furniture and medical equipment for maternal child health clinic
Joyce Akinyi Otieno Homa Bay County Teaching and Referral Hospital Kenya Improving care and health outcomes for women and children in the MCH and Pediatric ward
Brenda Wandika Mathare North Hospital Kenya Empowering postpartum women with digital health content

Congratulations to all!  We look forward to sharing the impact of these small changes with big improvements in clinical care, patient satisfaction, workforce empowerment, and health service delivery for programs benefiting the health of women, adolescents and children.