Mimi's Village by Katie Smith Milway
And How Basic Health Care Transformed It (CitizenKid)

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In this addition to the CitizenKid? collection of inspiring stories from around the globe, Mimi Malaho and her family help bring basic health care to their community. By making small changes like sleeping under mosquito nets and big ones like building a clinic with outside help, the Malahos and their neighbors transform their Kenyan village from one afraid of illness to a thriving community.

About Katie Smith Milway

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Katie Smith Milway, a native of Vancouver, B.C., has coordinated community development programs in Africa and Latin America for Food for the Hungry; consulted on village banking in Senegal with World Vision and was a delegate to the 1992 Earth Summit. She has written books and articles on sustainable development and is currently a partner at nonprofit consultancy The Bridgespan Group, based in Boston, Massachusetts. Eugenie Fernandes is an award-winning picture book author and illustrator. Her many works include the Little Mouse series, Earth Magic, One Hen and Kitten?s Spring. She lives in southern Ontario.
Published August 1, 2012 by Kids Can Press, Ltd.. 32 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Travel, Children's Books.

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Backmatter introduces readers to a real "Nurse Tela" working in Zambia, details why basic health care is so important, and gives readers ideas on how they can make a difference.

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The back of the book lets you know how you can help prevent malaria and other awful sicknesses that people in Africa may face.

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