Bringing the Hospital to You: KIHEFO Health Camps in Rural Uganda

KIHEFO (Kigezi Healthcare Foundation) is providing health care to not only the urban residents of Kabale but also to people in the outlying villages. In many of these remote, rural areas someone might go months or more than a year without seeing a healthcare provider, due to the cost of seeing a doctor and the distance of travel. … Continue reading Bringing the Hospital to You: KIHEFO Health Camps in Rural Uganda

Money Loans and Satellite Dishes: A Short Introduction to SACCO

Other Stories from Kabasheshe: Hills of Green | Ghost Water Taps | Fish and Chips SACCO is the acronym for Savings And Credit Co-operative. I had never heard of this acronym before coming to Uganda. While in Kabasheshe, on at least two occasions, I had seen signs with such a reference on them. I had asked my family if … Continue reading Money Loans and Satellite Dishes: A Short Introduction to SACCO

Fish and Chips: How a Small Business Can Have Big Impact in Rural Uganda

Other Stories from Kabasheshe: Hills of Green | Ghost Water Taps | Money Loans and Satellite Dishes At the end of a fun weekend, I was driving from Queen Elizabeth National Park back to Kabale. Along with a group of American and Canadian medical and public health students, I was returning from three days filled with safari … Continue reading Fish and Chips: How a Small Business Can Have Big Impact in Rural Uganda