Social Prophet Ventures

$875 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 17 people in 25 months
Emily Mormino  86715

Social Prophet Ventures: building capacity and co-creating sustainable solutions in low resource communities.

Our Mission:
We are passionate about increasing access to health and wellness services for underserved populations. As a global community, we have a responsibility not only to ensure access to health for the most vulnerable, but to also guarantee local sustainability of any health care initiative. 

Why we need your help:
Your donations will allow us to travel to Africa this summer to build upon previous work. We have been invited back to work with a local NGO in the villages of the Ekumfi district, Central Region of Ghana to use our experience and expertise to build capacity through experiential learning and co-create with local populations to develop sustainable solutions. One of the  organizations we will be working with is Helpers Ghana Foundation.

We will be working throughout June and July 2015 to develop educational resources for the local communities in a plethora of professional areas including:
-public health (building latrines, water harvesting)
-medicine (CHPs zones, clinics, and with CHWs)
-clean water supply
-microfinance (small business loans)
-social entrepreneurship

Incentive for donations:
All earrings are hand crafted and are made from recycled bottle caps from Ghanaian beverages.

$25- Pair of hand-crafted bottle cap earrings. (21 available)
$50- 2 pair of hand-crafted bottle cap earrings. (6 available)
$75- 3 pair of hand-crafted bottle cap earrings. (10 available)
$100- 4 pair of hand-crafted bottle cap earrings. (1 available)
$125- 5 pair of hand-crafted bottle cap earrings. (1 available)
$150- 6 pair of hand-crafted bottle cap earrings. (1 available)
*updates on number of gifts left will be posted on our campaign website.

Who we are:
Deanna has worked in Central America and Africa  focusing on sustainable develoment and capacity building in low-resource areas.  She has educated community members, local staff and international university students to increase their skills and knowledge in areas such as medicine, public health and workforce development. She draws upon frameworks such as asset mapping which relies on available and accessible resources, therefore decreasing the reliance on external  resources.

Deanna's experience and education include:
-physician’s assistant for the past eleven years
-Doctor of Public Health student with emphasis in  Maternal and ChildHealth
-Master's of Business Administration
-20 years of teaching experience in higher education
-Volunteered and consulted for International NGO's in Central America and Africa
-founder of grass roots non-profit for mobilizing healthcare.
-founder of Foward Moving Concepts

Emily has worked in Afghanistan and Africa as a medical technician to care for patients in pop-up clinics.

Emily's experience and education include:
-medical technician for 6 years
-Associates Degree in Allied Health
-Bachelor's of Science in Public Health
-Work with Government Orgs and NGOs to aid in providing and sustaining healthcare

Thank you for visiting our webpage and telling your friends about our visionary work.

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Posted by Emily Mormino
22 months ago
Thank you everyone for your very generous donations! Deanna and I have been concurrently working at the local Tucson Food in Root Farmers Markets to help spread the word. We have 7 weeks left for fundraising and we have $4000 to go. Share our story on Facebook and let your friends know we need your support!
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24 months ago
Just left the National Collegiate Leadership Conference at the University of Arizona. Great atmosphere and wonderful participants. Thank you so much for the support and donations!
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$875 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 17 people in 25 months
Created February 2, 2015
Emily Mormino  
Rosalyn dePalo
20 months ago

Keep up the good work, Deanna and Happy Birthday!

Lois Auldridge
21 months ago
Keith Kaback
22 months ago
Kate Faschan
22 months ago
Raeann Davis
22 months ago
Daniel Bieg
22 months ago
Philip Brown
22 months ago

Miss you Deanna!

Alicia Swift
22 months ago

I am thrilled that you are able to return to Ghana this summer and in the company of Emily! Looking forward to hearing about your experiences, travels and highlights!

Kristin Myren
22 months ago

Keep up the amazing work, Deanna. I can't imagine how many lives you are making better.

Pam Lotke
22 months ago
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