Health indicators in rural northern Nigeria are among the worst in the country. Physicians for Social Justice (PSJ) is working to change that through its innovative mobile-health clinic program that provides basic health care and empowers communities to take charge of their health needs.
WEM Integrated Health Services (WEMIHS) has been working to improve the health of women in the resource-poor and marginalized communities of Mwingi, Kenya. WEMIHS plans to further transform women’s lives by increasing their access to capital so they can earn a steady income to support their children and grow their household assets.
Twenty-five percent of Senegalese youth are unemployed. Tackling the country’s high unemployment rate requires a focus on job creation to absorb the labor force and youth development to nurture future job creators. Synapse Center is working on both by building next generation entrepreneurs and social ventures.