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Provide a backup generator to Hopital de Come in Benin



Our goal
To protect maternal health and medical needs in Come, Benin by ensuring a reliable power supply.
The Challenge

Hopital de Zone of Come experiences frequent power outages, causing interruptions in medical care.

Hopital de Zone of Come Benin is facing the challenge of an aging electrical infrastructure in need of frequent repair coupled with interrupted power supply. This results in power outages greater than 50% of the time. Critical power takes on extra meaning for hospitals. An interruption or loss of electric power can result in a tragic event. For a hospital to run optimally, reliable power is an absolute necessity.

Unplanned downtime is simply not an option when life and death are on the line. Hospitals provide continuous availability of services for acute and complex conditions. Hospitals concentrate scarce resources within well-planned referral networks to respond efficiently to population health needs. Interruptions in medical care puts the lives of infants and mothers at risk.

Hospitals have an exceptionally low tolerance for power disruptions. Even minor fluctuations can impact sensitive networks and equipment like X-ray machines as well as critical ancillary infrastructure systems such as communications, records management and security. While hospitals are likely using backup solutions for medical operations and equipment, other uninterruptible power supplies can also provide critical emergency power and connectivity to ensure uptime to other areas of the facility.

Our Solution

A backup generator will ensure a continuous supply of power.

With tightening budgets, increasing financial pressure and a growing lack of space, the hospital needs backup equipment for power supply that is safe, small in footprint, low in cost and easy to maintain. A generator will provide an adequate backup system for power at the hospital for when the hospital loses electrical power. The equipment will be able to be switched on as soon as there is a loss of electrical power. A continuous supply of power will reduce maternal and infant mortality rates

Your Impact

By donating to our cause, you can help provide access to healthcare to communities in Come, Benin.

Your donation will enable healthcare workers to perform their roles effectively. Patients of Hopital de Zone Come will have continuous access to healthcare. Parents can feel secure knowing there is no risk of their children being rushed 3 hours to the next nearest hospital. Providing an adequate power system to the hospital will make the lives of those at the front of health care (nurses, doctors, midwives) easier. Healthcare workers will be able to mitigate the risk of infant mortality.

$15,435 Minimum Funding Goal
  • 94%-Generator Purchase

  • 3%-Installation

  • 3%-Stripe fee

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