Monthly Archives: April 2016

The day the earth shook

By Audette Exel, Founder and Chair, Adara Group It was just another lazy Saturday afternoon, almost a year ago today. In Kathmandu, our Country Manager, Pralhad Dhakal, had popped into the office to catch up on a few overdue emails. … Read more

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HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE – WHAT REALLY MATTERED IN OUR MENSTRUAL HYGIENE PROGRAM

BY KIMBER HADDIX MCKAY, INNOVATION DIRECTOR, ADARA DEVELOPMENT I was at a workshop recently with people working in the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector. I was reporting on Adara’s monitoring and evaluation work. What I was struck by at … Read more

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PARTNERSHIP TO IMPROVE NEONATAL SURVIVAL GLOBALLY

By Debbie Lester, Clinical Programmes and USA Country Director, Adara Development Last September, through an amazing partnership with the University of Washington (UW), Seattle Children’s Hospital (SCH) and PATH and through a grant from Saving Lives at Birth, we held … Read more

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MICHAEL’S BUSINESS IDEA

BY DANIEL KABUGO, UGANDA PROGRAMME MANAGER It has been a real privilege to watch the ‘Ebenezer Boys’ grow up into hard-working and caring young men over the past 13 years. They are a key part of the Adara family. A … Read more

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WORKING HAND IN HAND WITH NURSES FROM ONE CONTINENT TO ANOTHER

Last month, three of Adara’s wonderful International Medical (IMED) volunteers went to Kiwoko Hospital to work hand in hand with the staff in the neonatal intensive care unit on some new processes and procedures. Sue Prueitt is a long time … Read more

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MEET PEMA – STAR PUPIL OF YALBANG SCHOOL

By Angjuk Lama, Nepal Programme Manager I know firsthand, that growing up in Humla can be tough. With little cash economy, the community works extremely hard on subsistence farming just to survive. Historically, the Humli people did not place a … Read more

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