November – A Pot Pourri of Activities for SAMI – Sickle Cell Advocacy & Management Initiative

November – A Pot Pourri of Activities for SAMI

SAMI XTRA CARE A GROWING CHALLENGE

One of the challenges we had during the year due to the COVID 19 pandemic was the inability to hold our monthly free clinic and gather our beneficiaries in large numbers in our small space. As a result due to the huge number of beneficiaries, we held our Xtracare free medical clinic over two rounds on Sat. 7th November and Sat. 21st of November. On the 7th we had 90 beneficiaries while we had 174 others on the 21st. Our ever-growing beneficiary list increased in the month by 15.

SAMI EMPOWERING SICKLE CELL WARRIORS TO BE INDEPENDENT

In the month of November, we entered a partnership with R ‘n’ Z Couture to offer a one-month ‘Fashion Initiative for Youth Empowerment’ free fashion course to young females sickle cell warriors (aged 15 – 30) living with sickle cell. At the end of the month, we produced two young seamstresses that can enter the fashion world and keep growing in the industry

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