Four Cipla initiatives that make a difference in your community

Four Cipla initiatives that make a difference in your community

On 8 May it was World Red Cross Day. Here’s how three Cipla initiatives strive to support the Red Cross in their aim to alleviate human suffering and uphold human dignity.

You too can get involved in doing your bit for the community by getting involved in one of these four projects of the Cipla Foundation. The Foundation’s focus in on bringing about meaningful transformation to the benefit of all, ensuring sustainable development, and having a positive impact on various societies by means of projects that benefit historically disadvantaged sectors of the South African society.

Here’s more about these three projects.

Owethu is a project aimed at improving healthcare in rural communities by running clinics serving 15 – 20 farms each, and which have the capacity to serve 3000 patients every month.  Providing access to an equal standard of Healthcare, regardless of income.

You can get involved by making a donation to this worthy cause. Click on this link to find out how.

R 75
First encounter: Help pay for a child’s first month’s consultation fee

R 100
Keeps it running: funds raised go towards clinic running costs such as medical staff salaries, medical and consumable supplies

R 900
See another Year: Sponsor a child’s health and ensure that he or she receives a year’s worth of free medical and dental services

Ajuga  – Making Early Childhood Development a top priority ensuring that all children have at least 2 years of pre-school education, nutrition and healthcare.

Ajuga, a non-profit organisation, is looking for funding partners. Here’s how you or your company can get involved.

R 75
Baby Steps: Help contribute towards children aged 0-3’s monthly fee to access Early Childhood Development

R 90
Feed the brain: Help contribute towards children aged 3-5’s a child’s monthly fee to access Early Childhood Development

R 1,080
1 Year Education: Contribute towards a child’s education for a year

Miles for Smiles – Raising funds for children born with cleft lips and cleft palates and inspiring individuals to make a difference in the lives of those around them.

Bag a Smile: Kit out a child on a mission with a goodie bag of the essentials such as Washing cloth, Soap and Mirror and nice-to-haves such as a Small soft toy, Colouring book and crayons

R1, 000
Train the trainer: Training a participant on one of the many courses on offer such as Basic Life Support

R3, 000
On a mission: Accommodating and feeding a child’s guardian during a mission

R5, 500
Change a life: This will help a child through a 45min Cleft lip or Cleft palate Surgery

If you would like to make a donation to this very worthy cause, visit this page.

Sha’p Left – Empowering our communities in creating access to medicines within a 1km radius of our homes.

R 50
Shu away the Flu: Cover a child’s Flu Vaccination

R 150
First consultation: Help towards a child’s first consultation and medicine

R 1,800
A year of Health: Help towards a child’s consultation and medicine for a year


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