Friday, 2 January 2009

Rotarian couple help suffering in Africa

From Huddersfield Daily Examiner, West Yorkshire, UK
By Hazel Ettienne

A HUDDERSFIELD couple are spending the New Year on a mercy mission to Africa.

Retired doctor John Philip and his wife Chris heard about the plight of families in Mwanza on the shores of Lake Victoria in Tanzania, while attending an International Rotary Conference in San Deigo.

And they were so moved by the statistic that one child under five dies every five seconds from preventable diseases in the region that they decided to help.

They flew out last night on an 18-day mission to help others suffering from a variety of health problems.

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