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The CHANCE Bucket is a packaged idea that addresses the challenges of sanitation, prevention, and treatment for suspected Ebola patients in the home. Many in affected West African nations are unable to receive treatment as medical facilities run out

The CHANCE Bucket is a packaged idea that addresses the challenges of sanitation, prevention, and treatment for suspected Ebola patients in the home. Many in affected West African nations are unable to receive treatment as medical facilities run out

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Zainab commented on The CHANCE Bucket II

Bettina, I replied to your comment above. I somehow missed this reply box here. Do read and let's continue this conversation. I am so grateful for your feedback.

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Zainab commented on The CHANCE Bucket II

Ann-Laure Fayard, thank you so much for your contributions. I think the narrative is a great idea. We will contact our staff in Sierra Leone to see if we can't materialize a narrative to highlight why this project would be so helpful. Bettina, we formed relationships with groups in our native Sierra Leone over the summer, just after our President Ernest finally announced a long overdue state of emergency. Dr. Khan, who died in July, was a family friend who risked his life to work treating people back home. The medical students with whom we are affiliated were his up and coming proteges who wanted to continue the spirit and passion of his work against Ebola but are without the resources to do so.

Additionally, Apps would work very well in Sierra Leone. Coverage is average and usage is expensive, but someone our people use smart phones quite ubiquitously. We are in talks with a group creating a Mobile Information Service and we hope to engage some of the other groups at the Hackathon who developed codes along a similar line. This is all wonderful progression in the fight against Ebola and our personal fight at Pearls of Wata to keep our families safe.