Over 100 projects ensure health and dignity for millions of people around the globe.
Nearly 10,000 families -or 50, 000 people- will directly experience the effects of the mangrove restoration, and almost 300,000 people in Cité Soleil will benefit from a more resiliency in the community, an increased awareness to disaster preparedness, and the positive impact of a stronger partnerships with the local partners.
To minimize maternal and child mortality at birth, we are rehabilitating and equipping 20 health centers, establishing of a sustainable supply system with drugs and healthy food supplements, and training 40 health workers and traditional midwives who can bring their skills to their communities and teach others.
Even in the midst of the profound poverty and extreme vulnerability of Haiti, Belle-Anse – in the south west of the country – stands out because of its extreme level of need.
Following the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, Malteser International reached across the globe to help the New Orleanians whose lives were shattered forever by the horrific floods that broke the levees and killed over 2,000 people in its fury.
Torrential rains pummel the slum, the streets, channels, shacks, and tents are engulfed with a mixture of garbage and human excrement in Cite Soleil.
The Wayu –150,000 strong— are the largest indigenous group in Colombia.