Communities are at the heart of AMREF's work and our goal is to enable communities to live healthier lives.
We work with some of the poorest and most marginalized people in Africa; those living in remote rural areas, urban slums, nomadic populations and areas affected by conflict.
We develop health projects in close consultation with communities so they are relevant to their specific needs; whether they are living in a slum in Nairobi, an internally displaced people’'s camp in northern Uganda or a remote rural area in Ethiopia.
Communities identify their own health needs and AMREF works with them to develop projects that will meet these needs. We believe that communities are resourceful, so we put their interests and opinions first – working in partnership at all levels, every step of the way.
AMREF enables communities to take control of their own health and help them receive the assistance and services they are entitled to. Within communities, AMREF targets those who are most vulnerable to ill health specifically;
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