Mulago Foundation | Amani Global Works

Amani Global Works

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Our total investment:

$600K unrestricted grants

Funded since 2016

Why we invest

Amani Global Works is building a primary health system to provide quality care in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, starting with Idjwi (population 300,000), an island in Lake Kivu between DRC and Rwanda. It’s a place in desperate need of primary care: families average 8.5 children, one of the highest rates in the world, and life expectancy is 25 years. Amani's system has three main elements: well-managed clinics; proactive community health workers; and a high-quality referral hospital that works seamlessly with clinics and health workers. Amani's results in Idjwi can influence the re-emerging health system in eastern DRC.

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