Somalis, particularly those in rural areas, continue to lack access to critical medical services. High needs have been compounded by limitations on movement and access to medical resources as a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic and associated lockdowns. Consistent militant activity by al-Shabaab and ISIS-Somalia limiting civilian access to critical support networks present a second, constant threat to these communities. While PPE is being flown into Somalia by various international organizations, it is not reaching much further than the capital of Mogadishu. Our regional partners continue their operations in newly liberated areas outside of the capital, but skyrocketing prices and resource scarcity have limited their ability to deliver services to civilians in need.
IMPACT OF YOUR GENEROSITY
Your donation will provide sufficient personal protective equipment to prevent the spread of COVID-19 including gloves, theater masks, safety glasses, and face shields, for Bancroft to protect at least 200 healthcare workers, as well as to screen and protect countless patients through the purchase of 50 infrared thermometers which are difficult-to-obtain locally. Your donation is 100% tax-deductible and goes directly to support medical services on-the-ground in rural Somalia.
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