Funding for a full time medical worker is secured!

We are delighted to announce that we have managed to secure enough funding to pay for a full time medical worker/doctor for the next year. You may recall that the villagers asked if we could help with this when I visited last Easter. Some of you were kind enough to send personal donations towards this - for which we thank you again. Just this week a company called IMERJA who have supported us in the past with provision of mosquito nets contacted us and offered £1000 towards the fund. This will pay for the salary of the worker. This, combined with the donations you sent will also pay for basic medicines etc to get the project fully up and running.

We will also hold onto some of the remaining money (£300) to start the fund for the worker to be employed for a second year - so further donations will be still very welcome!!!!!!!!!

Chief Kolley is obviously so pleased and he thanks us all on behalf of the villagers of Penyem. He is currently advertising the position and will hold interviews soon.

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