Mali Program Updates

Last updated: April 26, 2019

April 15, 2019

In the landlocked West African country of Mali, women entrepreneurs and business owners often struggle to obtain credit, and access to business training.  For Madame Traore, an entrepreneur hailing from Kati, a satellite city outside of the country’s capital city of Bamako, paving a path to access resources for her business was a priority.

April 15, 2019

Outreach Training and Supportive Supervision visits aim to identify clinical and laboratory services that require strengthening for better management of malaria.

April 10, 2019

Kangaroo Mother Care is the practice of providing continuous skin-to-skin contact between mother and baby, exclusive breast-feeding, and early discharge from hospital

March 21, 2019

Konokassi and Niébébougou are villages located in Niono, Ségou Region. Because of insecurity and threats of physical harm and even death to teachers, schools in these areas were closed on October 1st, 2018, which is the official start date of the school year in Mali. Thus students and teachers stayed at home.

February 20, 2019

Fanta Sogoré has been trading fresh and smoked fish for over 30 years now. Since the age of 15, she has traveled 100 kilometers each week to the town of Selingué to purchase products from local fishermen. Sogoré then sell these products in a community in the nation’s capital of Bamako where over a thousand households live.