New farm visits were made on November 28 and December 2 by some group members.
Dr Lars Salonen recently volunteered three weeks with the Gundua Health Centre to conduct dental screenings and treatments around the area.
The Gundua Foundation partner Hand in Hand East Africa (HiH EA) conducted trainings in modern agricultural practices. The main objective was to demonstrate to group members on the proper ways of doing potato farming which is suited for the climatic conditions in and around Ex-Lewa. The group members enrolled in Gundua entrepreneurship project identified provided a demonstration farm and certified seeds, fertilizer and pesticides were supplied by HiH EA.
At our recent visit, Principal Lydia Marete was proud to present the latest achievements at Gundua Secondary and all the students greeted the visitors from Apotek Hjärtat with songs.
Energizing meetings between the staff at Gundua Health Centre and our visiting pharmacists.
In September we had the honour of welcoming five pharmacists from Apoteket Hjärtat.
In September our new ambulance arrived to Gundua Health Centre thanks to a generous donation from Apoteket Hjärtat
A continuing challenge in the Ex-Lewa region, and in Kenya in general, is the development of a culture where giving birth takes place in a hospital. The country is steadily increasing the number of “in hospital births”, but there are still a large number of births taking place at home. One of the main reasons for this is often the large distance from settlements to equipped maternity wards, but it is also connected to tradition.
The Gundua Primary School was officially closed for the year on 25 October, marking the end of the third and last term 2018.
In connection with the end of the school, Master Teacher Franco Mbae held a speech and thanked all students and teachers for their efforts this year. The school's average has improved from 275 to 280 points.
Last week, Ex-Lewa was visited by three representatives of Apotek Hjärtat Heart, Paulina Lundström, Hasna Farah and Lena Cervin, accompanied by Richard Ohlson, chairman of the Gundua Foundation.