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Living Goods CEO and founder Chuck Slaughter's visit to Living Goods Kenya office in Nairobi's north Kariobangi area where a meeting with Living Goods agents based in Nairobi was held in a church in Mathare North with country director Shaun Church and Living Goods head office staff Naomi Nyanchama and Faith.

Living Goods wins 2016 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship

Earlier today the Skoll Foundation announced it is awarding Living Goods and Chuck Slaughter a 2016 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship. In the words of the foundation “The Skoll Awards distinguish transformative leaders whose organizations are disrupting the status quo, driving large-scale equilibrium change, and are poised to create even greater impact on the world.” Past awardees include Kiva, […]

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Welcome (back) Shaun Church, our New President

A message from the founder: In May of this year Living Goods will turn 10 years old. Living Goods now stands on its strongest footing since our founding. We have clear proof our model saves lives. On the strength of that evidence in 2016 we are rapidly growing to serve 5 million people – a […]

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Scaling Performance Management Tools that Work in Community Health

Last month, leaders from seven countries gathered at Wilton Park with their partners around a common vision: achieving universal access to healthcare and transforming maternal-child health through national scale-up of Community Health Workers (CHWs). These efforts hold the potential to transform the lives of millions and set a convergent course toward global health equity. However, […]

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Living Goods Health Trainer Anita Featured on Hilary Swank’s Radio Show

Living Goods Uganda Health Trainer Anita Owakunda has been featured on a new radio program, narrated by the Oscar-winning actor Hilary Swank. Anita’s story is part of the Global Superheroes radio series, which brings attention to the Global Goals for Sustainable Development. This program “tells the stories of 5 young superheroes who have dedicated their […]

Living Goods’ commitment at the Clinton Global Initiative

NEW YORK – Today, at the annual Clinton Global Initiative, Living Goods Founder and President Chuck Slaughter committed to dramatically scale the reach of Living Goods’ proven community health entrepreneur platform to serve over 7 million people in need across Uganda, Kenya, Zambia and Myanmar. Living Goods and its partners—BRAC, PSI and CARE— will build […]

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The Adventure Project’s Labor Day Push For Jobs

Living Goods supporter The Adventure Project has an inspiring effort underway for Labor Day to raise funds for amazing organizations, including us! Please watch their video and consider participating. The Adventure Project – Labor Day from The Adventure Project on Vimeo.

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“When the children are sick I call her, and she is always quick”

I have been Sarah’s client for two years. I buy a lot of products from her, like Lumartem, Healthy Start, milk, Nutributter, and the clean burning stove. Sarah is very good, I like her ways, her customer care, and the products are cheap. When the children are sick I call her, and she is always […]

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Pouline Nasuna on Making a Living and a Difference

Pouline is 42 and lives with her 20-year-old twins in Mawonwe in Mpigi district. Pouline has been a Community Health Promoter (CHP) for one year. As she recently told us, “I always wanted to be a nurse or health practitioner, but never had money for the studies, so when this opportunity came about, I jumped […]

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Sarah Masajage Brings Vision to Her Community

Sarah Masajage and her fellow Community Health Promoters are waiting as local residents erect their communal tent. Used for a variety of community activities, on this day it will offer shelter for Living Goods customers attending the first ever Vision Camp in Bwaise, a huge slum settlement in the outskirts of Kampala. During training sessions conducted […]

The Ever-Popular Nanyanzi Harriet

We’re pretty impressed with Nanyanzi Harriet. “I’ve always wanted to be a doctor; for as long as I can remember” she told us last week. “Just like my father. He was a doctor at Mulago Hospital.” But her father passed away when she was young, she said, and there was never enough money in the family to […]