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2012-09-08 23:02:21

Nyaya Health needs Nepali support to continue to bring medical care to Nepalis; Celebrity Malvika Subba helping to rally support. BOSTON (PRWEB) September 07, 2012 Nyaya Health, a U.S. nonprofit, with its hub in the Far Western Region at Bayalpata is in the midst of a tight competition for a share of $5 million in grants, which will provide free health care for thousands in rural Nepal. Now through Sept. 19 Nyaya Health will compete in the annual Chase Community Giving program, an online...

2012-09-06 23:03:50

Nyaya Health nominated to compete in Chase Community Giving grant contest to bring medical care to remotest region of Nepal. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 05, 2012 Beginning tomorrow, Sept. 6 and continuing through Sept. 19, Nyaya Health will compete in the annual Chase Community Giving program, an online contest where supporters´ votes could translate into expanded health care for people living in one of the world´s poorest regions. Nyaya Health has been nominated for a share of...

2010-07-27 06:00:00

New funding appeal targets $4 million to support six-year program Charity evaluator GiveWell continues to rate VillageReach its #1 charity SEATTLE, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- VillageReach, the Seattle-based social enterprise that increases access to healthcare for remote, last mile communities in low-income countries, today announced a $5.6 million program to strengthen the national health system in Mozambique. Contributions for the six-year program total $1.2 million to date....

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.