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Afya Foundation Donates Duffels Of Medical Supplies To African First Ladies At Summit In Los Angeles
Date:4/11/2013

esentation and various private meetings with the African First Ladies, Butin said, "It was a true honor to meet these incredible leaders. Talking with them, sharing and problem solving together felt natural, easy and filled with mutual respect. Afya aims for long lasting and sustainable change. Our work with USDFA will create a platform for large scale support and ongoing access to the supplies needed to improve healthcare."

About Afya

Inspired by the land, the people and the language, the name Afya is the Kiswahili word for good health. Founded in 2007, Afya has shipped nearly one hundred 40-foot containers holding more than 4 million pounds of medical and humanitarian supplies, with a combined value exceeding $23 million, to more than 32 countries. To facilitate these efforts, Afya has established a regional program to collect medical supplies from numerous venues around the New York area. The Afya Warehouse in Yonkers serves as a temporary supply storage facility where the supplies are sorted, inspected, boxed and packed for shipment by volunteers. Website (afyafoundation.org)

 Media Contact: Danielle Butin Afya Foundation, 914-920-5081, danielle.butin@afyafoundation.org

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