A 40' container was shipped to Ivory Coast that includes an eye clinic for a hospital in Dabou, an ultrasound scanning machine to tackle childhood mortality at our clinic, and also much-needed medical supplies and equipment for our Clinic and for 4 other clinics surrounding the Patricia Nau Clinic in Braffoueby.
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Thanks to the generosity of many friends and family, friends of friends and people far and wide, we have been able to build and support this clinic for six years supplied with medicine and medical equipment. We are grateful to the dedicated staff who work tirelessly sometimes through the night to save lives and
Renee Golas hosted a cocktail party at Barr Lupo on March 13, 2017 to raise money to build a cistern for clean water at the clinic. A very special anonymous donor is writing a check for the remaining money necessary to fund the project. The trip to build the cistern is scheduled for November 2017!
Ivory Coast Mothers and Children was honored in the region of Sikensi on May 1, their Labor Day. Our founder, Patricia Nau Mertz on behalf of ICMC received a certificate for being “a force that stimulates progress.” in the midst of the pomp and circumstance of a parade with colorfully dressed officials and representatives
In April of 2017 Patricia Mertz traveled to the village of Braffoueby with Laura and Matthew Gifford OD of Red Eye Eyewear and Tammy Heldt, Optician at Aardvark Eyewear. In Sub-Saharan Africa Optometrists are outnumbered 8,000 to 1 leaving many children and adults without access to proper vision care. Together, they screened over 600
Kathy and Patricia along with Jeannette Kah Le Guil, born in Cote d'Ivoire and working at the World Bank in Washington DC for 20 years joined a group of 5 other notable Ivorian women leaders for a women’s empowerment rally in Bibita located in Guemon about an 8 hour drive from Abidjan. The roads
Kathy Shiver, Doctor of Pharmacy at St. Mary’s Hospital in Chicago, visited Braffaoueby in November of 2016 with Patricia Mertz. The pharmacy, drug usages, “best practice” recommendations, treatment rooms and the storage area in the clinic all benefitted thanks to Kathy’s years of professionalism and experience. Kathy was loaded with pharmaceuticals donated by her
October 1st, 2016 It's The Roaring 20's. Silent auction, hors d’oeuvres, and an open bar which will be followed by a plated dinner. Music and surprises! Get your flapper on! Dozens of auction items will be featured. trips, Hamilton tickets, sports tickets, art, deluxe packages Since 2013, when construction of the Patricia Nau Clinic