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KENYA

 

WE STARTED IN KENYA: 1997
POPULATION: 39 million
LIFE EXPECTANCY AT BIRTH: 57 years
AIDS: 1,2 million people or 6,7% of population

INFANT DEATH RATIO: 54 per 1000
OFFICIAL LANGUAGES: Kiswahili & English
LITERACY RATE over 15years of age: 85%
SCHOOL LIFE EXPECTANCY: 10 years
PREDOMINANT GROUPS WE WORK WITH: Luo's & Masai's
MAJOR RELIGIONS: Protestant 45% Catholic 33% Muslim 10%

DEGREE OF RISK FOR MAJOR INFECTIOUS DESEASES: High

PAVED ROADS: 7000 miles

 

 

 

MALAWI

WE STARTED IN MALAWI IN 1998

POPULATION: 15,1 million

 

LIFE EXPECTANCY AT BIRTH: 50 years
AIDS: 1,8 million people or 11,9% of population
INFANT DEATH RATIO: 86 per 1000

OFFICIAL LANGUAGES: Chichewa
LITERACY RATE over 15years of age: 61%
SCHOOL LIFE EXPECTANCY: 9 years
PREDOMINANT GROUPS WE WORK WITH: Yao's & Chiwe's

MAJOR RELIGIONS: Christian 79% Muslim 12,8%

DEGREE OF RISK FOR MAJOR INFECTIOUS DESEASES: Very High
PAVED ROADS: 4300 miles

 

 

 

 

SIERRA LEONE

 

WE STARTED IN SIERRA LEONE IN: 2008
POPULATION: 5,1 million
LIFE EXPECTANCY AT BIRTH: 55 years

AIDS: 55000 people or 1,7% of population
INFANT DEATH RATIO: 81 per 1000

OFFICIAL LANGUAGES: Mende & English $ Temne & Krio
LITERACY RATE over 15 years of age: 35%
SCHOOL LIFE EXPECTANCY: 7 years
PREDOMINANT GROUPS WE WORK WITH: Mende's & Chreo's
MAJOR RELIGIONS: Christian 10% Muslim 60%
DEGREE OF RISK FOR MAJOR INFECTIOUS DESEASES: Very High

PAVED ROADS: 720 miles

 

 

 ZAMBIA


WE STARTED IN ZAMBIA IN: 2014
POPULATION: 14,54 million
LIFE EXPECTANCY AT BIRTH: 57.02 years
AIDS: 1,100,000 people or 12,7% of population
INFANT DEATH RATIO:280 per 1000
OFFICIAL LANGUAGES: English, Bemba, Nyanja, Tonga, Kaonde, Luvale and Lunda
LITERACY RATE over 15 years of age: 75%
SCHOOL LIFE EXPECTANCY: 7 years
PREDOMINANT GROUPS WE WORK WITH: Bemba
MAJOR RELIGIONS: Christian with traditional African beliefs
DEGREE OF RISK FOR MAJOR INFECTIOUS DESEASES: Very High
PAVED ROADS: 12500 miles

 

 

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