Co-Op Health Insurance
Listen to the:
The vast majority of people in Africa have no health insurance. Many families just do without medical care or prescriptions because they don’t have the money. If a major illness or childbirth occurs, families have to beg relatives, friends, and neighbors to cover the expense. Jordan Davis reports from Dakar, Senegal on a program that provides micro-insurance to families. For $2.50 a month, it covers 70% of hospital and doctor costs. It’s a stripped down version of an HMO in the U.S. and it’s giving a lot of families in Senegal peace of mind when it comes to medical matters.
Home : About WV Report : Our Staff : Archives : Your Story Ideas : Music Credits
Email Updates : Search : Feedback : Find a Station : Privacy Policy : World Vision Home
This program is funded in part by World Vision. Copyright 2014 World Vision . All rights reserved