Employees Of Kenyan NGO Affected By Mexico City Policy Meet With U.S. Congress Members To Lobby For Maintaining Funding

STAT: Foreign health groups cutting services after a White House decision on abortion funding
“…Last week, [nurse Melvine Ouyo] traveled from Kenya to the United States to make an appeal to lawmakers in Washington and Americans across the country: Don’t cut off our funding. Ouyo works for Family Health Options Kenya, which provides health services to Kenya’s most vulnerable — and which lost over half a million dollars this year because of a memorandum President Trump signed at the end of January prohibiting foreign organizations that provide or promote abortion from receiving health funding from the United States government, representatives from the organization said…” (Swetlitz, 11/8).

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