23Homeopathy & Alternative Medicine are ideal for developing countries 2007 grads celebrate with a cake!Homeopathy & Alternative Medicine are ideal for developing countries
24Here’s seven reasons why… Advantages of Alternative Medicines for Developing CountriesHere’s seven reasons why…Even the poorest people in the world can afford homeopathy & alternative medicines.Effective in acute, chronic, traumatic, epidemic, and endemic diseases.Safe and free of side effects so can be used at all levels including self-help.It can be implemented in situations with very little infrastructure.
25Here’s seven reasons why… Advantages of Alternative Medicinesfor Developing CountriesHere’s seven reasons why…Alternative medicine benefits from but does not rely upon expensive diagnostic equipment.Once Alternative medicine is established it just grows and grows.In places where a doctor is two days walk, a simple homeopathic self-help kit is a lifeline.
26As ALF grew in activities, Helen Morrell from Britain, 2001Manyanga village, 2001
27we realized a greater need than merely dispensing medicine for charity.
28What ALF does:Our 3 A’sALF aims to establish a complete infrastructure ofAffordable,Accessible &Alternative Medicine
30Can be readily taught to anyone Don’t need expensive equipment ALF identifies certain systems of medicine will be most effective because these systemsCan be readily taught to anyoneDon’t need expensive equipmentDon’t depend on imports of expensive foreign medicines
31These systems are Homeopathy African Herbal Medicine Naturopathy NutritionAcupunctureBody Work & MassageCounselling
42TORU Health Centre at Manyanga village opened March 2003
43Toru ~ Manyanga sees about 600 patients monthly The Toru Health Centre and it’s 3 affiliated clinics are the largest network of homeopathic & naturopathic clinics in Kenya.Toru ~ Manyanga sees about 600 patients monthlyToru ~ KambiMawe sees about 500 patients monthly
45Presently in 2008 ALF has 18 affiliated clinics & about 20 mobile clinics in Kenya Kariobangi N Slum, NairobiKibera Slum, NairobiKiambu villageKericho townMakutanu villageEmbakasi, NairobiHaruma, NairobiKatagini villageSoweto, NairobiToru Health, Kibwezi townToru, Kambi Mawi villageKendu Bay villageMombasa townMtapa villageNakuru townMuranga townToru, Sultan villageToru, Machinery village
76ALF Charity Projects 2004 Street Childrens Free Clinic Kariobangi Free HIV ClinicKorogocho Free HIV ClinicKendu Bay Free HIV Clinic & Malaria Prevention ProjectKisumu Free HIV Clinic2008 Post-Election Internally Displaced Persons Medical Camps
91What does ALF need for next steps in development COLLEGEGoal: Create more practitioners, bring in more studentsSubsidized tuition (scholarships) for poor studentsAdvertisingPHARMACYGoal: Self-Sufficiency for ALF, a stable financial baseDevelop our products into viable busnessCLINICSGoal: Give employment to grads; serve communityInvest in more and better clinics
92Abha Light bringing new hope to the community to the people of KenyaAbha Light bringing new hope to the communityby providing affordable health care
94You can help us in different ways. You can ... • Tell your family, friends or patients about us• Encourage others to help us• Educate others about alternative treatment• Advocate affordable & alternative medicine for all
95• Donate in-kind or funds • Create a fund-raising event• Tell us about sources of funds
96Sponsor a student or new clinic Donate medical or homeopathic text books
97Sponsor a mobile clinic Host a clinic at your project in Kenya