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Small Rain on TOMS Blog!

Posted by on Oct 17, 2013 in Events, News | 0 comments

Small Rain was recently featured in one of TOMS Blog posts. Please click the link below to read more. http://www.toms.com/stories/giving/giving-in-burkina-faso-with-small-rain/  

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Small Rain Approved as Giving Partner for TOMS Shoes

Posted by on May 31, 2013 in News | 0 comments

We are tremendously excited to tell you about our new partnership with TOMS, a company that gives a pair of new shoes to a child in need with every pair they sell.  One for One®.  TOMS will be providing brand-new canvas shoes to thousands of needy children in Burkina Faso.   Small Rain and our partner Sheltering Wings have been approved as Giving Partners for TOMS Shoes. This great new program is part of our work to help children grow up healthy.Small Rain has been Sheltering Wings’ health partner in Burkina for 5 years. We have paid the salaries of the nurses, applied to the Rotary...

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Segal Family Foundation Grants

Posted by on Oct 27, 2011 in News | 0 comments

Segal Family Foundation Grants

Small Rain has received two grants from the Segal Family Foundation. We will use the money to: increase the pay of our two nurses, Josephine Zango and Beatrice Tenkodogo, both of whom grew up at the orphanage and were trained by us. cover transportation costs of our mobile nursing unit to take supplies and staff to nearby villages. purchase additional medicines not covered by the generous grant we received from Rotary Club. Small Rain wants to thank the Segal Family Foundation for its generous support on behalf of the organization and all the children and families the foundation is helping...

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SLU Medicine Abroad Scholar in Burkina

Posted by on Oct 17, 2011 in News | 0 comments

  St. Louis University Medical School resident Christelle Ilbuodo M.D. is spending October at the clinic sponsored by Small Rain on a Medicine Abroad Scholarship. The Dr. Philip A. Riley, Jr., and Mrs. Joane Riley Endowed Medicine Abroad Program sent seven pediatric or pediatric/intern residents to the countries of their choice on a one-month medical mission trip. “Since my future career goals will be focused on pediatric infectious diseases, I feel that this experience will help me understand global infectious diseases and understand public health policies and practices in...

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