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Improving Communication in the Congo

The cell phone revolution in sub-Saharan Africa is often taken for granted, yet in reality many areas still lack telecommunications infrastructure. The DRC has one of the lowest mobile phone penetration rates in the world, negatively impacting multiple sectors. We have been tackling this problem since 2012, when … Continue reading

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Reproductive Health Access in the Lake Tanganyika Basin

In the Lake Tanganyika Basin, accessing reproductive health care is a challenge. Impassable roads, poor communications infrastructure, broken supply chains to rural health centers, and extreme poverty all contribute to high birthrates, early childbearing, and exceptionally high maternal-fetal morbidity and … Continue reading

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Big Plans for 2016

  After an incredibly busy 2015, the LTFHC/WAVE is poised to launch into an impactful 2016 with a series of exciting programs, from direct service provision to critical infrastructure improvements affecting communities in the Lake Tanganyika Basin, and beyond:   … Continue reading

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A review of our accomplishments in 2015

The Lake Tanganyika Floating Health Clinic (LTFHC)/WAVE has had an incredibly important year, both in terms of our program implementation and in elevating awareness of what is at stake in the Lake Tanganyika Basin. Your support allows us to continue … Continue reading

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