Teaching Medicine in South Sudan

For: Sarah Thebarge
San Francisco, CA
Organizer: Rebuilding South Sudan
Teaching Medicine in South Sudan (Sarah Thebarge)
$6,360
of $5,000 goal
100% Complete
Raised by 54 donors

The Story

In December I'll be traveling to South Sudan to teach teachers how to provide basic medical care to the students they teach.  

Because South Sudan is impoverished, and because in the rainy season the roads are impassable, it's very difficult to get a sick or injured child to a medical facility.  With the appropriate supplies and training, teachers will be equipped to provide care for pediatric illness and injuries.  

I'll be training 100 teachers, which will impact 30,000 children!  

Your donation will help cover travel expenses for me -- and the teachers traveling to the training -- as well as training manuals and medical supplies. 

Whether you can give $5 or $500, your contribution will make a huge difference in the lives of these little ones.

Like a bridal or baby shower registry, I've created a South Sudan Registry.  Here's the breakdown of travel expenses and clinic supplies, and how much each item costs.

Flight to South Sudan ($100/hour, total = $1,000)

Flight from South Sudan ($100/hour, total = $1,000)

Lodging & Food ($50/day, total = $1050)

Transportation for one teacher to/from training ($40 each)

Travel Insurance ($45)

Antibiotic Cream ($12 for 10 tubes)

Antifungal Cream ($15 for 10 tubes)

Gauze ($15 for 12 rolls)

BandAids ($5 for 100)

CoArtem malaria tablets ($20 for 20 treatments)

Sandwich bags to distribute meds/toilitries (250 bags = $22.50)

Hand Sanitizer ($1/bottle)

Children's Ibuprofen ($5/bottle)

Children's Tylenol ($5/bottle)

Children's Benadryl ($6/bottle)

ACE wraps ($16 for a box of 10)

Splints ($10 each)

Arm Slings ($7 each)

Training Manuals ($5 each)

Fundraiser Updates

Posted on December 5, 2017

Posted on December 5, 2017

Thank you, thank you, thank you!

I'm so blow away by the generosity you all have shown.  I enter South Sudan this week, and I'll be carrying your love and prayers in my heart.

Follow me on social media or on my blog (www.sarahthebarge.com) to hear more about the trip.

Blessings!
Sarah

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