November 30, 2012
Village Partners International is an organization of committed volunteers who partner, village to village, to help others help themselves. Since it's beginnings in 2009, it has helped build a pediatric clinic for children with HIV and Malaria in the village of Papoli, Uganda; has helped develop community public health programs and educational programs in outlying areas of rural Uganda and Haiti, has begun projects to develop, teach and give nutrition to those who are malnourished in these areas, has developed a feeding program at the schools in Papoli that it has partnered with PalmaCeia Presbyterian Church to build and sustain, has worked with the University of South Florida to bring graduate students to Uganda to assist with malaria prevention and nutrition, has raised funds to begin the building of an outpatient clinic for adults in Papoli, Uganda, has helped to run a small hospital in Mombin Crochu, Haiti, sending medical teams to care for, teach, give dental and surgical care, has worked with those devastated by the Earthquake that destroyed so much of Haiti, and has partnered with Beth-El Mission, a community that supports migrant workers in Florida. VPI believes that empowering those in need with the tools to develop their own resourses improves sustainability and viability of projects that ultimately heal, nourish, and empower those who have such great need. For we, who have been given so much, realize the gift we receive by helping others. help
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