New mothers in Akwu-Ukwu community faced a number of challenges due to a lack of facilities at their local health centre. Kerosene lanterns were used as a source of light during late night child deliveries at Ebenator Community Health Centre. Iyke Emma Okpala, Secretary-General of Ideani Town Union, remembers a time he had to give his mother a piggyback ride to the local health centre because the access road was impassable to vehicles.

Read this case study to find out how communities supported by V2P overcame these and other challenges.

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