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Meet Sofia, our Morning Kitchen Supervisor

In the midst of the lockdown, Sofia joined the volunteer team to share her valuable expertise and lead the morning meal prep session on Thursdays for vulnerable families and the homeless in the local area. We caught up with her to find out her passions and what brought her to AMURT UK. What is your volunteer role at AMURT UK? …

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Active appeals August 2020

AMURT Nigeria Did you know that 19% of ALL global maternal deaths occur in Nigeria and that according to UNICEF 1 in every 10th child won’t reach their 5th birthday? Can you imagine living somewhere with no electricity or road access? What would you do if you needed urgent medical help? AMURT’s Akparata Health Center is located in one of the …

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AMURT UK Flood Relief Action in UK

The Met Office has declared February ‘the wettest on record’ and the consequences have been devastating. Huge parts of the country have been affected by flooding. Some of the worst hit areas have been Wales, Shropshire, Worcestershire, Herefordshire and Yorkshire. Donate here Communities have been desolated after the onslaught of 3 consecutive storms in the space of 5 weeks. Businesses …

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Kumar: volunteer at AMURT UK 2014-19

Recognition and appreciation Kumar volunteered for AMURT for many years first in Malaysia and, more recently, between 2014-19 for AMURT UK. He helped many members of the community through his personal sacrifice and service to others and we want to honour the big contribution he made to AMURT UK’s work in Liverpool. Here we look at the history of his …

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Nigeria: Emergency Treatment for New Mothers, Babies and Children at AMURT Nigeria’s clinics

Recently AMURT Nigeria sponsored the surgery of 1 ½ year old Rachel (photo left) who needed a shunt put in her brain due to fluid accumulating there. Her family is poor and couldn’t afford the surgery so they were very grateful to AMURT for paying for the treatment and saving their daughters life. AMURT Nigeria sets up primary health care …

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Amurtel Greece Mama2mama summer appeal

The AMURTEL Greece Summer Fundraising Campaign which started on Wednesday 19th June ends on Wednesday 3rd July. We have had a bit of a slow start to the campaign, but we have recently received a donation from a very generous donor who is willing to MATCH the next £6250 that we raise. This means that for every £1 donated our …

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Healthy Nut bars for the homeless

Govinda Lovage, Chairman of AMURT UK, tried a Nut Bar made by Shaun Clohessy of Shaun’s Nut Bars and found it nutritious and felt it more than satisfied his hunger for a meal and so he came up with the idea to share these bars to the homeless to help in many ways: to increase exposure of and advertise Shaun’s bars …

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AMURT Nigeria Annual Report Published for 2017 – Read the highlights

AMURT Nigeria has just released their annual report for 2017 outlining all their amazing work and achievements they have made mainly in the area of maternal and newborn health. The staff works tirelessly to save lives and demonstrate huge commitment to their patients. One of the key achievements is that the maternal mortality ratio in their project area is now …

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AMURT Nigeria Needs our Help: Lassa Virus Outbreak & state wide shortage of HIV drugs

There are two emergencies that AMURT Nigeria need our help with NOW Lassa Fever outbreak in Ebonyi state It has already killed several health workers in the government hospitals. As a result the Federal Teaching Hospital and one of the big mission hospitals in the south are closed.  AMURT Nigeria health centres need to take precautions to protect their own health workers …

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London Feeding Programme 6 years

For 6 years since November 2011, AMURT UK has served food to the homeless on a weekly basis, in central London. The initiative started and grew from Occupy London, which established a temporary camp outside St Paul’s Cathedral between October 2011 – February 2012. The camp housed members of the public including many homeless. Once a week AMURT UK prepared …

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