Fondation Merieux

A family foundation dedicated to fighting infectious diseases

Water supply for the maternity hospital and neighbouring village

Water supply for the maternity hospital and neighbouring village
  • Organisation: Solidago

  • Benifiting country: Madagascar

Project in Marogoaika cooperative

Ten standpipes have been built in three villages (Ambatopaikafo, Marogoaika, Marofangady) giving access to drinking water. Two educational sessions on HIV / AIDS, malaria and hygiene were conducted in each of the six villages in the Marogoaika cooperative. The hygiene education targeted specifically the children and was carried out with games.

A midwife has been trained in the use of rapid tests for HIV and malaria.

A health committee has been set up with the aim of continuing the prevention in villages throughout the year.

Project in Vasiana cooperative

A primary healthcare centre has been built in the rural village of Beakanga. Educational sessions on HIV / AIDS, malaria and hygiene were held for the population.

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