Projects archive

Slum dunk: Hoops for kids

  In association with Slums Dunk Onlus, Hoops For Kids, Karibu Africa e Tag, World Friends has carried out health and education activities under the Slums Dunk project for over a year. After four 4 years in operation, Slums Dunk has become a project of solidarity, education, training and community for boys and girls in Read more…

MiSMI – Improvement of Mother and Child Health

World Friends, in association with the Archdiocese of Nairobi and with the support of the Italian Cooperation for Development, has initiated the MISMI project – Improvement of Mother and Child Health, to ensure greater access, efficiency and efficacy of the maternal-child services offered by the health system in the slums of North-East Nairobi, aimed at Read more…

“F.A.R.E.!” – Facilities’ Advancement and Referral Enhancement

Safer mothers in Ethiopia and in Kenya A project carried out by World Friends Onlus, Oxfam Italy, The Meyer Pediatric Hospital and Engera, and co-financed by the Centre for Global Health, Tuscan Region, which will provide assistance to 860 thousand people in different communities. A bridge of solidarity stretching from Florence to Africa, to support Read more…

“Es(t)portare – Education, Sport and Territory”

“Es(t)portare – Education, Sport and Territory” is a project to spur the reflection and the utilization of sport as a participative practice through social animation actions, using sport as an instrument of social cohesion and as a model for a healthy lifestyle. The area of intervention is the whole city of Milan and the North-Eastern Read more…

A network for mothers and children

Pregnancy and a safe birth can never be taken for granted. Instead it is actually a great privilege. Outcomes are often fatal, especially for those mothers whose births take place in the poorest areas of the world like the slums, and for their children, born where resources, equipment and qualified personnel are scarce. With the Read more…

Mother and child health in Kajiado

World Friends, through the Mother and Child Health in Kajiado Project has helped change the plight of hundreds of Maasi’s, especially pregnant or lactating mothers, and babies less than 5 years. Through Mobile Clinic visits to these vast regions, these communities are able to access quality healthcare which they more often than not, lack. On Read more…