Combating Infectious Diseases

In addition to addressing easily preventable illnesses, WHI also tackles the prevention and control of major disease outbreaks.

Whether that comes in the form of responding to disasters in order to prevent the outbreak of cholera; being first responders to the Ebola outbreak, or working within communities using social behavior change communication strategies to manage and mitigate disease outbreaks in the aftermath. 

Successfully combatting infectious diseases in the long run and protecting vulnerable communities means anticipating outbreaks in health hotspots, laying preventative measures in place in known disaster zones, and working within and alongside communities to build healthy habits and understanding.

Responding to disease outbreaks can not only include initial action, but addressing the often devastating economic and psychological impact in the aftermath for years to come. 

Wildlife Based Tourism

Respectfully adopting the Bunong word ‘Jahoo’ meaning female Gibbon, World Hope is working alongside the Indigenous Community Committee (ICC) towards a low impact, eco-tourism plan, enhancing both the previous business model and camp facilities for future visitors…

In Profile! Adesty Dulawan

“I realized that I want to be a vessel of healing and hope and being a counselor is an avenue to do so…”

Sierra Leone High Court Hands Down Sentences on Two Traffickers Convicted in Landmark Anti-Trafficking Case

“Exploitation like human trafficking is terrible because not only is it enslavement, but it also preys on the victim’s hopes for the future and steals their dreams, their trust, and their opportunity,” stated Saidu. “Now there is a message from the Government of Sierra Leone that this is not acceptable.”

A More Sustainable, Ecological Approach to Development

Discover what World Hope is doing among the Bunong communities in Cambodia to combat deforestation & poaching, preserve culture, provide clean water, and more

Running Into Pain with Healing

Dr. Jo Anne Lyon, the founder of World Hope International, recently returned to Sierra Leone after a decade away. She shares some highlights and reflections from her visit…

Related Projects

Outbreak Response

Ebola Response

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Please note that in the unlikely event a specific appeal becomes overfunded, surplus funds will be redirected towards a similar relief or community development project.

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