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Medical Relief Foundation Fundraising – Minneapolis

 

When: Sunday May 1st, 2011 from 11am-4pm

What: The 2nd Annual Medical Relief Foundation Fundraiser Luncheon to help Nejo Hospital Project.

Where: Seward Tower East, 2910 East Franklin Ave, Minneapolis, 55406

For Questions: addoyyeemn@gmail.com or nejo2009@gmail.com or phone (612)669-1417.

** All donations are tax deductible. The MRF is a registered Non-Profit Organization.

Ethiopia, Africa’s second most populous country, is one of the poorest on earth. An overwhelming majority of Ethiopia’s 82 million people lack access to basic healthcare. Ethiopia’s poor is largely illiterate and still depends on subsistence farming. The technological and medical breakthroughs of the new millennium have not affected Ethiopians even in smaller ways. Communicable but deadly diseases such as tuberculosis, malaria, waterborne diseases, pneumonia, and goiter claim the lives of many. Amid these dire situations, a medical mission from California is trying to uplift a hospital in Najo. The country’s botched health policy falls short of matching the unprecedented population growth.

Najo is located in western Oromia region of Ethiopia. Oromia is home to Ethiopia’s largest ethnic group, the Oromo.

Read more: A Medical Mission Goes To Najo

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