While these long underserved areas will finally get access to the big city, access also creates new challenges, especially in health care. Take Breast Cancer: It is estimated 500 extra lives per year could be saved, giving hope to women as well as children that might otherwise be orphaned or trafficked. So whats the challenge?
The challenge is financing A Mobile Mammography Van. In round numbers, a mammography van would cost $300,000. Who has that kind of money?
A DARING PLAN. Come Thursday to see how Jorge Restrepo, Rotarian, engineer, and realtor-geek, plans to combine his deep family ties in Colombia with a Rotary Global Grant to beat this challenge and save 500 lives, and families, each year!