Health Awareness & Promotion

Malaria, nutrition deficiencies, water born parasites, and poor sanitary practices compromise the health of many girls and their families in Senegal. Studies show that poor health harms school performance and weakens the emotional well-being of children. Health education is not part of the standard public school curriculum in Senegal because of limited resources. ELEVEate provides those resources to health care professionals who can empower Koalack girls with the knowledge needed to make decisions that promote their physical and emotional well-being.

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