We’re driven to achieve our goal of expanding access to health for 10 million by the end of 2018. So together, with our partners, we’re making bold moves to eliminate barriers and move people towards healthier lives around the world. This week teamMATTER has broken a record! At this very moment, we have a total of 13 40-foot shipping containers on the water and 3 more about to hit the waves this week!

ON THE WATER

HOLETTA, ETHIOPIA | 1 CONTAINER

Currently making a pit stop in the Djibouti customs, before embarking on the last leg of it’s journey to Ethiopia. The shipment filled with medical supplies is expected to hit port at the end of the April and will fully outfit a medical center for the community in Holetta.

MOGODISHU, SOMALILAND & PUNTLAND, SOMALIA | 6 CONTAINERS

In response to the famine plaguing Somalia, MATTER in partnership with MCAPD has sent was total of 8 containers to Somalia in this shipment, with relief meals and medical supplies set to arrive today!

DAKAR, SENEGAL | 3 CONTAINERS
THE GORGUI DIENG PROJECT

Headed straight to Gorgui Dieng in Dakar, the equipment for the Roger & Nancy McCabe Dialysis Center, relief meals, Gorgui’s demonstration farm equipment, greenhouse, and supplies are set to arrive in port this week!

BURKINA FASO | 1 CONTAINER

Snugly packed with agricultural supplies and a Farmall Tractor, this sea-container is making it’s way to Burkina Faso for our partner’s Tractors in Africa.

PEMBA, MOZAMBIQUE | 1 CONTAINER

Working with IRIS Global in the past to provide immediate relief meals, we are proud to begin making the transition into developing sustainable healthy systems. Making it’s way through the Atlantic Ocean to Mozambique is a Farm In A Box complete with a corn planter!

DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA | 1 CONTAINER

Through our continued work with Dr. Crispin Semekula in Tanzania, the equipment for a medical clinic complete with a dialysis center is on the water.

HITTING THE WATER THIS WEEK

MOYO & KANCHOMA, ZAMBIA | 2 CONTAINERS

In partnership with World Vision, two containers carrying life-saving medical supplies are headed to Zambia. The supplies will completely outfit two hospitals in Moyo and Kanchoma.

HONDURAS | 1 CONTAINER

We’re teaming up with the Holy Family Surgical Center & NPH Orphanage to provide medical supplies that will continue the life-saving work of the doctors and nurses at the orphanage and surgical center.