Discovery "Funding for a Laptop and Printer for exclusive use in Hospital of Hope located in Mango, Togo, West Africa " (linked)Back

Title: Funding for a Laptop and Printer for exclusive use in Hospital of Hope located in Mango, Togo, West Africa
Owner: AcoVado
Created: 2018-09-12
Proposal link: hospitalofhope121518

Description

Summary: This is a proposal for funding a laptop and printer for Hospital of Hope in Mango, Togo. Estimated cost is $1,000 (at time of writing, 11,000 TRC )

What is Hospital of Hope?  https://vimeo.com/201631690  Main website: https://hohmango.org/

After years of planning and construction, the Hospital of Hope began seeing patients in March of 2015. The 30,000 square foot facility includes 65 inpatient beds and serves patients from Togo, Benin, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Niger, Nigeria and other West African countries. The Hospital of Hope offers an outpatient clinic with 11 consultation rooms including OB, surgery and medicine. In addition the clinic is equipped with a dental room for use when dentists are available. The Hospital of Hope is equipped with digital x-ray imaging, ultrasound, a full pharmacy, full laboratory, a neo-natal intensive care unit, 3 isolation rooms, infectious wards, and 4 large operating rooms The Hospital of Hope team is comprised of more than 140 Togolese staff and over 40 Expats from the US, Canada, France and New Zealand who desire to show God’s love and care to those living in this dry corner of West Africa.

Within the first two years of opening, HoH performed 1350 surgeries and delivered 727 babies including 20 sets of twins and 2 sets of triplets. Also performed over 5000 x-rays and over 1500 ultrasounds, treated 20 children with chemotherapy and cared for 95 premature babies. 

Direct Need relayed from staff: 

"The hospital could really use a new laptop. We would like to track all our chronic illnesses, chemo patients, unpaid bills and VHFs. We have a person who can start keeping track, but we wanted to set up another computer station (laptop & printer) for them. That would be around $1000 to set up this needed job."

Advantage for Terracoin Community:

I believe this is a unique opportunity to align with Terracoin's vision, and start a partnership with a very unique organization in one of the poorest countries in the world. I think we could also add branding to the equipment, and have confirmed with staff that we can obtain photos for promotion if needed.

Thank you for considering this request

-AcoVado  09/12/18


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0 points, ~8 months ago
Thought I posted this a couple of weeks ago, but apparently not!
Anyway, the site link goes to a login screen.
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0 points, ~7 months ago
It works for me..
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0 points, ~7 months ago
I get this every time: https://imgur.com/a/VNXAHWq
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0 points, ~7 months ago
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1TSh5RtYVPel0nIdKJ0dP-QNOLNkZMc2T

There you go, for me it worked, so I downloaded all the files, put them in a zip, if you click on the "htm" file that is included, then it should open the web page.
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-1 points, ~9 months ago
Questions from Telegram:

I'd like also to ask, why their site is only in English while English is not spoken in Togo?
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I think the site exists mainly for supporters / funders - most of the Togolese they serve to not read or have electricity

Who are their customers?
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Togolese and people from surrounding countries

How can their customers find the hospital?
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I think mainly word of mouth - its a nomadic culture

Where are the sections for the costumers on the site?
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As above- check out this vid for a little more context if helpful : https://vimeo.com/201631690

Why their donation section doesn't mention the items you mentioned to donate for?
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I wasn't aware of the donation section - I reached out directly to hospital staff who I am aquainted with

Are they registered in Togo, if so what organization has registered them and as what (they are a charity or what?).
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Some independent verification of the place:
https://www.samaritanspurse.org/medical/hospital-of-hope-mango-togo/
https://tg.usembassy.gov/esperance-hospital-dedication/

The services are not free, as I can see, how much do they charge for their services? (as far as I know the private hospitals earn very well in Africa).
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Im not sure but if you have specific pricing questions I can probably obtain answers. I do know that payment is done at a highly subsidized cost - and often livestock are offered for various treatments.

Is it possible to have a contact of the person inside of the hospital that asked you for this donation, to check things in order to be sure they really asked for those items?
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Absolutely - I reached out to my contact and will PM an admin if this is requested
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