Posts Tagged: development

GOOGLE TECH TALK

On August 17, 2011, Chas Salmen, the Founder and Director of OHR had the opportunity to present at a Google Tech Talk on HIV/AIDS Prevention Collectives in Western Kenya. Specifically Chas discussed the Mfangano Island Healthy Networks Pilot Program.  To view Chas’s full Google Tech Talk, click here.

OHR AQUAPONICS PROJECT AWARDED $10,000

Selected from over 200 entries, OHR has won 1st place in UC Berkeley’s “Big Ideas” Competition. The annual competition inspires innovative and high-impact student projects aimed at solving the world’s most pressing problems. The aquaponics project aims to address “Big Ideas” category Global Poverty Alleviation by increasing food security in the Lake Victoria basin. Headed… Read more »

CRAIGSLIST BLOG AGAIN!

Craig Newmark of Craiglist featured the Organic Health Response on his February 1st post, stating: “The folks at Organic Health Response are doing really good stuff, using IT and environmental sustainability on Mfangano Island in Western Kenya to work against HIV/AIDS across Lake Victoria.”

CRAIGSLIST BLOG!

All of us at OHR would like to extend a personal thanks to Craig Newmark and the Craigslist Charitable Foundation for their generous contribution of $20,000 to the OHR-Inveneo Partnership to help us improve our computer lab and encourage HIV counseling and testing at the Ekialo Kiona Center on Mfangano Island. Craig Newmark of Craiglist… Read more »