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Animal Therapy – Helping Women in the Congo
in Women Empowerment

Animal Therapy – Helping Women in the Congo

HHS has been working for a few years to help empower women and their families by using guinea pigs to help them work through their trauma and provide an eventual income.    This program started in 2012.   HHS started with 60 guinea pigs that were given to 30 women, (2) each, in May 2019. They continued to produce despite COVID-19 and we now have 120...

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03 Sep 2020
HHS Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) program 2020
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HHS Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) program 2020

At Helping Hand for Survivors when we talk about Hygiene, we refer to behaviors that people can adapt to improve cleanliness which leads to good health, like hand washing frequently, bathing with soap and water and face washing. At HHS, in Democratic Republic of Congo we believe that practicing personal hygiene protocol can make a big difference in people’s health, but it is always difficult...

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15 Jun 2020
Helping Hand for Survivors response to Uvira’s flood, DRCongo needs your help
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Helping Hand for Survivors response to Uvira’s flood, DRCongo needs your help

Uvira, DRCongo needs your help. As people fight the COVID-19, the flood ravaged the city of Uvira affecting the community of Mulongwe and its surrounding. People lost their families, friends, homes, and belongings. Everything was destroyed and they have no clean water or food. As we all know, water is life. Helping Hand for Survivors is stepping in to help with the bleach to disinfect...

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18 May 2020
Helping Hand for Survivors participated in the Global Medical Missions Conference organized by WaterStep
in WASH

Helping Hand for Survivors participated in the Global Medical Missions Conference organized by WaterStep

WaterStep was once again invited to participate in the Global Medical Missions Conference last week. Our session was focused on manufacturing disinfectant on site in disease outbreaks, hospitals and clinics. In the words of our guest speaker, Dr. Jean Claude Luhere, “I met with the Congo leaders of the Ebola Virus in Washington DC in October. They told me WaterStep’s assistance and equipment working alongside...

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14 Nov 2019
Malnutrition is preventable.
in Health And Nutrition

Malnutrition is preventable.

Helping Hand for Survivors believes in good nutrition, which is the child’s foundation and development. Knowing that well-nourished children are better able to grow well, to learn, to participate in their communities, and to be resilient when it comes to disease or disaster, HHS works hard with parents to make sure that they follow advice and feed their children with available food in lieu of...

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21 Sep 2019
Glodi clinic in partnership with HHS
in WASH

Glodi clinic in partnership with HHS

Helping Hand for Survivors (HHS) is grateful for the Glodi Foundation in Uvira for the services it has been providing to women in the region through our partnership. HHS is also helping Glodi to fight the Ebola virus using the bleach produced by the M-100 machine from WaterStep in Louisville, KY. This equipment is being used to disinfect water and now the community around Glodi...

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21 Sep 2019
Dr Jean Claude of Helping Hand for Survivors’(HHS) traveled to the Democratic Republic of Congo on April 30th, 2019
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Dr Jean Claude of Helping Hand for Survivors’(HHS) traveled to the Democratic Republic of Congo on April 30th, 2019

Here you can see how Dr. Jean Claude is training local healthcare professionals using the newly installed M-100 Chlorine Generator in DRC. This system will provide access to safe water and prevent the spread of waterborne diseases. Using treated water from these M-100 Chlorine Generators will prevent many people from getting contaminated by water related disease such as cholera, diarrhea, etc. Dr Jean Claude of...

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22 Jul 2019

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