Furstenfeldbruck: Togohilfe launches Anti-Corona-program | Fürstenfeldbruck

countries with less developed health systems suffering under the Corona of a pandemic. Margret Kopp organized for decades with the Togohilfe programs to help th

Furstenfeldbruck: Togohilfe launches Anti-Corona-program | Fürstenfeldbruck

countries with less developed health systems suffering under the Corona of a pandemic. Margret Kopp organized for decades with the Togohilfe programs to help the residents of the desperately poor West African country. Also, now you can't leave people alone.

Fürstenfeldbruck – "In Togo, there is panic," says Margret Kopp. The people there have no reliable sources of information, and there is a lot of misinformation by Fake News from the Internet. Out of a fear of infection, the medical staff don't trust to treat patients, and the patients would not dare to go to the doctor. All circumstances which complicate the fight against the Coronavirus.

These problems the Association Togohilfe wants to tackle now. For this, he uses his decades of accumulated partner network, "Aimes-Afrique". This network helps long the people in Africa, the Togolese trust of the group. Therefore, the people of the enlightenment, which operates the network, give, Believe.

call center to Corona-advice

in Addition, the Association wants to be able to discuss setting up an App and a call center for the Togolese symptoms by telephone, and referred, where appropriate, directly to a Corona test station can be.

However, even if you can't follow people in Togo, the hygiene recommendations is often. The Material simply is a lack of. Often there is a lack of simple things such as clean water and soap to wash hands. The Togohilfe therefore supports the building of water Wells. In addition, it provides the basis of materials in the villages and municipalities, so that the inhabitants on the spot soap itself, disinfectant, and mouth can restore protection.

The more than 2000 Bush-sick stations of the network are to be supplied in the same manner with hygiene material, so that the Sick can be treated. The consequences of the corona cushion-related hardships for the poorest parts of the population, in addition local purchases produced food. The organization relies on local work in the counties and municipalities.

project through donations and state aid

introduce This new Anti-Corona program in Togo, across the country, funded 1.5 million euros overall costs. This has secured Kopp grants from the German Federal Ministry for economic cooperation and development (BMZ). Ten percent of the sum borne by the Association but even. The other way this means that every Euro that is donated for this purpose to the Association, is increased tenfold by the Ministry. A country-wide project for 1.5 million Euro would be in Germany unimaginable. "In Africa, small sums relatively Enormous," said district administrator Thomas Karmasin, acts as the patron of the project.

The project aims to combat this in the future to escape causes. The life of the local people should be improved to the point that you no longer have to flee. Basis for sustainable regional structures. "The problems of Africa can only be in Africa by Africans is solved – but with support," says Margret Kopp. There are well-trained Doctors. But the Material for their work. "It helps not to operate on someone, if you are left with no thread to make it again," says Kopp.

Other news from the town of Fürstenfeldbruck, you will find here.

Sven Behrens

Updated Date: 25 June 2020, 06:35

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