Health Poverty Action’s ‘Happy Mums, Happy Tums’ appeal raised £212,505 thanks to generous donations from the public, and £100,788 of match funding from the UK government. Funds from this appeal will help improve the health and nutrition of pregnant women and children under five in Bombali and Karene districts in Sierra Leone, by improving access to health and nutrition services for families in remote villages. For those of you who gave to our appeal – thank you – it made a HUGE difference!
This appeal, which ran from October to December 2019, saw our supporters coming together to fundraise their hearts out, anything from running a half-marathon to singing carols around London Underground stations.
Despite navigating the challenges of the Coronavirus pandemic, this project has already started to support around 1,179 mothers and 1,267 children across hard-to-reach villages in Sierra Leone.
So far, by partnering with local communities, we’ve:
From all of us at Health Poverty Action – thank you for supporting our ‘Happy Mums, Happy Tums’ appeal. We’ll look forward to updating you on the fantastic achievements of our team in Sierra Leone and our local community partners!