SALT partnered with Vision for Kenya to meet the healthcare needs in rural western Kenya. Specifically, the campaign sought to fund the building of a well at a mission hospital located in Bungoma County, Kenya to make clean water accessible at the hospital and in the surrounding community. Friends Lugulu Mission Hospital is located in the village of Lugulu in Bungoma County, which is a densely populated rural area in western Kenya. It is a Quaker-affiliated hospital that provides healthcare services to an area of 710,445 people. The hospital began as a first aid station in 1912 and was upgraded until it became a fully licensed hospital in 1977. Lugulu Hospital is continuing to expand and grow to meet the needs in the surrounding area by running more rural clinics and dispensaries. The hospital has a staff of 140 people and sees around 1,000 inpatients and 25,000 outpatients per year.
Vision for Kenya is a not-for-profit organization based in Chicago. The organization specializes in designing healthcare polity initiatives that expand the footprint of healthcare institutions in rural areas. The campaign sought to raise $14,000 for the construction of a well at Lugulu Hospital. There is a lack of access to clean water, even for basic activities.