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Strengthening Health Systems through COVID-19 and Beyond

   From Ideas to Commitment: Leadership at VillageReachVillageReach has seen tremendous growth since I joined in 2013. This organizational evolution has pushed us to be more explicit about how we define and actualize our values. But becoming an organization that is locally driven and globally connected did not hap...
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Vaccinodromes - Getting jabs in arms in the DR Congo

   Join us on June 2nd, 2022, from 12:00 – 12:50 p.m. PDT for an exclusive conversation for VillageReach donors and friends. Take a close look at how vaccinodromes are bringing vaccines closer to where people live and work - improving access and availability. Vaccinodromes: bringing life-saving vaccines directly to people in the...
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Join us TODAY to help improve vaccine access

  It’s World Immunization Week, and we invite you to join VillageReach in our vision to ensure that everyone has access to life-saving vaccines, no matter where they live. Make a gift to improve vaccine deliveryLast year, even as the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted routine vaccinations, VillageReach and our partners were using drones to ...
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This World Immunization Week, help improve vaccine access

  For World Immunization Week, we invite you to join VillageReach in our vision to ensure that everyone has access to life-saving vaccines, no matter where they live. Make a gift to improve vaccine deliveryLast year, even as the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted routine vaccinations, VillageReach and our partners were using drones to suppo...
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Help reverse the backslide on routine immunizations

 Immunizations save millions of lives every day. They are among the most impactful and cost-effective public health interventions available. But the COVID-19 pandemic has gravely disrupted global childhood routine immunization efforts.Give now to support vaccine deliveryDuring 2020, 23 million children did not receive essential vaccines t...
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Help reverse the backslide on routine immunizations

 Immunizations save millions of lives every day. They are among the most impactful and cost-effective public health interventions available. But the COVID-19 pandemic has gravely disrupted global childhood routine immunization efforts.Give now to support vaccine deliveryDuring 2020, 23 million children did not receive essential vaccines t...
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VillageReach's Impact in 2021

   Strengthening Health Systems Through COVID & BeyondIn 2021, I felt like I was on a roller coaster.This is how I began the president's letter in our 2021 Annual Impact Report. The ups and downs of the pandemic were relentless, but during this past fiscal year VillageReach continued to adapt while keeping in mind our big picture...
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Putting the "Global" into Global Health

  Image: GettyLessons From The Virtuous Cycle Of Global LearningAs we head into the third year of a global pandemic, VillageReach remains focused on speeding up the pace of global vaccination. There is still a long way to go to reach our goals, but nevertheless, I find myself filled with hope. This pandemic has brought many opportunities ...
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Best Wishes for the New Year

  With the New Year comes renewed optimism that together we can reach health care for all. May 2022 bring us closer to this shared vision. Watch our new video     !---->Copyright © 2022 VillageReach, All rights reserved. Thank you for opting in for updates and newsletters from VillageReach at our website. ...
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Your Gift Helps Close the Vaccine Equity Gap

 Only 7% of people in sub-Saharan Africa are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. There is much work ahead to protect people all across the world.Help close the vaccine equity gapVillageReach is at the front lines, helping COVID-19 vaccines reach people who need them. We are helping governments in five African nations design and deploy a CO...
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Join me TODAY to Accelerate Vaccine Equity

 My name is Dr. Alinafe Kasiya, and I am VillageReach's Malawi Country Director. Like so many others, my family has been personally and devastatingly affected by COVID-19. I am one of just 6 percent of Africans who have been fully vaccinated. Global inequality in vaccine access is costing lives every day.Beating COVID-19 means we must str...
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This Giving Tuesday Help Bridge the Vaccine Equity Gap

 Many people in the U.S. and other high-income countries are anticipating our COVID-19 vaccine booster in the coming months. However, in Africa, 93 percent of the total population is not yet fully vaccinated against COVID-19.Your gift helps close the vaccine equity gapAs the world faces this challenge, VillageReach is standing at the fron...
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Innovation takes center stage in COVID-19 response

  Photo: Swoop AeroInnovation Takes Center Stage "In a pandemic, innovation is not an option. It is a requirement." That is how I began a story, published this week, about using innovative approaches in VillageReach’s COVID-19 response. Innovation has long been one of our core values, and we believe creativity and fearless exploratio...
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VillageReach Introduces Three New Global Leaders

 I am excited to announce three new leaders for VillageReach – two who are stepping into new roles, and one who we welcome to the VillageReach family. As an organization that is committed to leadership that represents the diversity of our global team, we value the growth and evolution of leaders within our incredible staff of 160 people around...
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Radical collaboration ensures health for all

  Photo: Edward KabuyeIn the News In the New York Times:  Ruth Bechtel, Country Director for Mozambique, and Freddy Nkosi, Country Director for the Democratic Republic of Congo, weigh in on what is needed to get vaccine rollouts on track.Learn More  In NPR's Goats and Soda:  Emily Bancroft, President, explains the...
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Your gift accelerates COVID-19 vaccine delivery at the last mile.

  Delivering available COVID-19 vaccines to vulnerable communities is the next big challenge.In a country like the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), a lack of dedicated funding for the distribution of vaccines and vaccine hesitancy in communities are complicating the country’s vaccination efforts. On top of that, poor road infrastructur...
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Annual Report: 20 Years of Health Care, Delivered

   I am proud to share VillageReach’s 2020 Annual Report with you. Over the last year, as COVID-19 disrupted health systems and economies throughout the world, the fight for health equity took on a new urgency. VillageReach also marked our 20th Anniversary in 2020, and this report demonstrates how we leveraged twenty years of experience d...
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PPE Access for All: The Journey and the Future

  On behalf of the partners of the COVID-19 Action Fund for Africa (CAF-Africa), we invite you to a workshop:   PPE Access for All: The Journey and the Future. Our CAF-Africa team and valued partners have generated extensive lessons learned in supplying PPE for community health workers in 18 countries. We will discuss lessons le...
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Protecting those who protect the community

   Getting Shots into Arms A New York Times story shares VillageReach President Emily Bancroft's perspective on how the United States could learn from previous mass vaccination campaigns in low-income countries.Arming Community Health Workers (CHWs) with PPEMalawi Country Director Alinafe Kasiya discusses the impact of the ...
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We need you to continue routine health services

View this email in your browserA COVID-19 vaccine may be on the horizon but we cannot wait. We must take steps now to strengthen our health systems and protect health workers and under-reached communities during this pandemic and beyond.GIVE NOWRoutine health services and immunization campaigns are one of the most effective and cost-efficient healt...
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