Empower 54 is conducting humanitarian activities in various African countries including the Democratic Republic of Congo (RDC). The organization is currently rendering major health and education programs in the Province du Mai-Ndombe, RDC.
Vitamin A deficiency (VAD) is the leading cause of preventable blindness in children and increases the risk of disease and death from severe infections.
Albendazol medication is used for the treatment of a variety of parasitic worm infestations in children. This includes giving 620,000 children between the ages of 6 months to 5 years Vitamin A and Albendazol in 14 communities in the Province for Free!! We appreciate our partners, Vitamin Angels and the Government of Province du Mai-Ndombe as we commence on this historical project.
Video of Congolese children and adults welcoming Princess Modupe Ozolua to their village: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rimkz2n3KAw