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CHWs Deliver Impressive Immunization Results

February 23, 2022

Research also enabled us to contribute to the evidence base around how well-supported CHWs are closing the immunization gap. Promising endline results from our three-year…

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Strong Progress on Burkina Faso’s Road to Digitized Community Health

February 22, 2022

We’ve been proud to see the Government of Burkina Faso’s commitment to community health. Following more than a year of scoping and lighter-touch support, in…

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Letter from the CEO

February 22, 2022

I’m enormously proud of the impact Living Goods-supported CHWs delivered in 2021, despite grappling with numerous challenges in the second full year of the global…

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Living Goods 2022 – 2026 Strategy Launch Event Advances Dialogue on Government-Led Community Health

November 4, 2021

On November 3, 2021, Living Goods formally launched its new 5-year Strategic Plan: Country Led, Digitally Enabled Community Health: The Next Five Years, using it…

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Isiolo CHW Champions Women and Girls’ Empowerment in Her Community

September 30, 2021

Miriam Mbithe is a woman on a mission. Every day, the 50-year-old single mother of five braves the rugged terrain of her neighborhood in Isiolo,…

Two years ago, Miriam and all the nearly 700 CHWs in Isiolo started receiving more comprehensive support through a co-funded partnership between the Isiolo County…

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Transitioning Towards Sustainability in Kenya: Open Letter from Living Goods CEO Liz Jarman

September 29, 2021

Dear friends, We began our journey in Kenya in 2014 from very humble beginnings. We were operating out of a small office in Kariobangi, Nairobi…

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Helping Families Plan their Futures: CHWs’ Role in Enhancing Women’s Access to Family Planning

September 24, 2021

Equipped with training and a smartphone loaded with an mHealth app from Living Goods, Jerusha has been going door-to-door, usually on foot, providing basic health…

Next door, at Lydia’s house, Jerusha goes through the same process, which also ends up in a referral to a health facility where Lydia, a…

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Isiolo CHW Champions Women and Girls Empowerment in Her Community

August 26, 2021

“When I started volunteering as a community health worker, I saw that women – including teens and underage girls – needed better support to reverse…

Miram provides health education during an economic support meeting for mothers, also attended by men from the community. Miriam has been supporting almost a dozen…

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What moves you? Behavioral Science for improving community health worker performance

July 1, 2021

Illustration by Anthony Mogaka By Franciscah Nzanga (1), Tabitha Mberi (1), Stephen Odindo (1), Isaac Mwangi (1), Beatrice Wasunna (2) and Nengapate Kuria (3) The…

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