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
The World Food Programme (WFP) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have both identified malnutrition as a major factor in preventing the Ugandan people from moving out of poverty and into more substantial development. According to the WFP: One in three Ugandan children suffer from stunting, a lifelong condition that results when children miss out on … Continue reading What Can a Rabbit Do?
Today, I will be flying from Edmonton en route to Uganda. This will be my second time on the African continent and a new chance to explore the world of development in depth. In Ghana, my biggest take-aways were adjusting to being a first time international traveler and doing development research projects. In Nicaragua, I focused all … Continue reading Hopes for Uganda