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New Clinic Proves A Dollar Can Go A Long Way


Last updated 3/11/2019 at 12:06pm

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The first child born in the new clinic in the Memeng village in Nepal.

Is there such a thing as a "Most Generous Town in America?"

If there is, the title might well go to Brevard, according to a news release from One Dollar For Life (ODFL), a California nonprofit. Brevard citizens raised $6,013 to build a medical clinic to save the lives of birthing mothers and babies in Nepal.

The clinic is located in the remote village of Memeng in the Panchthar district in Nepal. Similar clinics are reducing the number of mothers dying in childbirth by more than 90 percent, according to the Nepal Ministry of Health, and the number of babies dying by more than 95 pe...

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