With sanitary pads being out of reach for most women in Kenya, Maja Kotala from Chorzów has enlisted the help of fashion brands and students from her ‘Sewing Together’ school to make the free, renewable pads.
In this episode of The Debrief, we speak to Dr. Kamil Adamczyk, who recently came back from an emergency medical mission in Uganda to help the fight against COVID-19.
A team of Polish medics will be deployed to Ugandan hospitals to help the country in its fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, the Polish International Aid Service organisation announced on Thursday.
Known for helping her patients without wearing gloves during treatment so as not to frighten and discourage them, Wanda Błeńska who died at the age of 103 cured thousands of Ugandans of leprosy.
After reading “Chrobot” by Polish journalist Tomasz Michniewicz, which has the subtitle “the life of the world’s most ordinary people” Agnieszka Pietraszek was so inspired by one of its characters she went off to the African continent to help the poor.
The Polish Center for International Aid (PCPM) is to deliver 100 housing modules to Uganda, which will serve as medical centres in refugee camps. PLN 1.5 million (EUR 348,000) for the project comes from the Polish Aid programme.