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Rabi Sani

country director
rsani@pactworld.org

Kyle Charles

program officer
kcharles@pactworld.org

Pact mothers group becomes a leader in community development

August 5, 2019
Gwani East ward is a hard-to-reach area in of Gombe State, in northeast Nigeria. People there have long struggled with poverty and lacked potable water and access to quality health services. The...

WORTH's impact: A mother of 14 becomes a thriving business owner

August 1, 2019
Ummi Yusuf has 14 children. Together, she and her husband, who she married when she was 18, worked hard to support them. Things changed for their family when he became ill and eventually paralyzed....

Photo story: Safer prosperity

July 24, 2019
From Zimbabwe to Myanmar, Pact is partnering with small-scale gold miners to help them reduce their use of mercury to safely earn income they rely on.

In Nigeria, midwives come out of retirement to share life-saving skills

June 25, 2019
by Pact Nigeria Rhoda Ceshan Ayuba, 59, and Aliya Ahmed Adamu, 61, are retired midwives – each of them having worked for 35 years in government-owned health facilities in Nigeria. They had started to...

Saving lives in a low-resource setting: The big deal about the partograph

June 24, 2019
by Pact Nigeria Ask frontline healthcare workers across Gombe State about improvements in patient care, and nearly all of them, from doctors to nurses to midwives, will mention one thing – the...

Photo story: Healthy mothers and babies

January 17, 2019
In Gombe Town, Nigeria, mothers and babies have access to critical health care services thanks to the SAQIP project.

Pact impact investment group inks two new corporate partnerships as FY19 kicks off

December 10, 2018
Pact, an international, non-profit development organization, announced today that its newly revamped impact investment group, Pact Ventures, has finalized its second corporate partnership since the...

In Nigeria, a state-level health COP shows the power of convening

July 3, 2018
Reducing diarrheal disease among children is a major goal of the global health community. Although it is both preventable and treatable, it is the second leading cause of death among children under 5...

Photo story: Healthy Bayelsa babies

June 13, 2018
In Bayelsa State, Nigeria, efforts to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission are working.

With support, an HIV-positive mother in Nigeria gives her baby the gift of health

May 11, 2018
In Nigeria’s Bayelsa State, awareness about HIV and AIDS is improving, but many people are still hesitant to be tested, including pregnant women. They make up a critical demographic because proper...

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