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Hi Okumu,
Community Health Volunteers are respected members in their community and have been elected by community members to serve. They reside within the community and therefore know the challenges that face each of the families. With a specific number of households to manage they can easily visit the households one by one to give health information as well as monitor the use of this information. This therefore, means that they can highlight the challenges that mothers/caregivers are facing, that causes them to default in immunization for their children. This information being relayed to Village HopeCore in a timely manner ensures that Village HopeCore provides timely interventions to ensure the children have received the immunizations. Some of these interventions include taking the Maternal and Child Health Clinic services into the community where the need is great i.e. where the caregivers have to travel long distances to access health facilities.