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Access To Health In Kenya: It Started With Three Kids

By |2019-06-13T07:46:10+00:00June 13th, 2019|Categories: Hospitals, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

In the months leading up to our 2019 Gala, we'll feature stories showcasing how MATTER and our partners are finding solutions to some of the biggest challenges facing our world today. For the next several weeks, we'll focus on the challenge that half the world's population is unable to access essential health services. This week's [...]

Simple Act: Second Quarter Report 2015

By |2018-08-06T08:01:00+00:00September 3rd, 2015|Categories: Stories|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Check out the ways in which Matter is expanding access to health and food, next door and around the world in the second quarter of 2015! You'll learn about Matter partnering with the Hennepin County Medical Center to address Diabetes with healthy food from the MATTERbox, a recent teamMATTER insight trip across Africa where they met with the Tanzanian [...]

Hope Rises with New Hospital in Dandora, Kenya

By |2018-08-06T08:01:00+00:00July 21st, 2015|Categories: Hospitals, Stories|Tags: , , , , , , |

There is a Kenyan proverb that says "It is the grass that suffers when the elephants fight". For the poor living in the surroundings of the dump in Dandora, this proverb epitomizes their experience. A resident of Dandora walks across garbage in the huge dump surrounding the slum. The Dandora dump sits in [...]

Matter Team Headed to Africa to View Health Projects

By |2018-08-17T10:23:49+00:00June 19th, 2015|Categories: Stories|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Three members of Matter’s team are headed to Africa for a three-week trip to connect with partners on the ground, and get updates on our international health initiatives. President Quenton Marty, Vice President of Operations Jeremy Newhouse and Vice President of Procurement and International Programs Mike Muelken will visit Zambia, Senegal, Kenya and Tanzania over the [...]

First Matter Container Arrives in Dandora, Kenya

By |2018-08-17T10:25:45+00:00June 17th, 2015|Categories: Stories|Tags: , , , , , , |

The first of three shipping containers filled with medical supplies arrives in Dandora, Kenya, at the newly completed hospital Dandora, a slum outside of Nairobi, Kenya, is home to the largest dump in the world – and 300,000 people. Many of the residents of Dandora seek out a living sifting through the [...]

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