Motorcycle Will Give Northern Uganda Clinic Access to Immunization Services Help Mwaka and other children and babies in Agwata be able to receive needed immunizations in their northern Uganda clinic located in Agwata village in Lamwo district. Currently, mothers and their infants and children must travel either 17 or 31 kilometers to the next nearest health […]
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Local health center provides more services to more people: The World Health Organization reported in 2011 that, on average, 1,000 deaths occurred per day due to complications of pregnancy and childbirth, and 99% of these deaths were in developing countries, including sub-Saharan Africa. Many of these lives could be saved if mothers had access to adequate health […]
Outreach Uganda’s programs focus especially on Ugandan women and their children. In northern Uganda, where two of our women’s groups are located, our programs focus especially on women and children. Here are some of our mothers and their babies. Outreach Uganda helped open a health clinic in June 2013 which serves over 7000 people including […]
October Volunteer Needs: Outreach Uganda needs your help in finding U.S. volunteers to work either virtually or in our office in the metro Denver area. Do you know someone who wants to apply their corporate skills or personal passions and interests to help fight poverty? Right now we especially need teachers, nurses, and health professionals […]
We weren’t in Uganda on Mother’s Day this year. But after our June visit, we felt compelled to recognize the wonderful Ugandan mothers in our Agwata women’s group, who on a daily basis make courageous decisions for the betterment of their children’s lives, and who endure unbelievable hardships so that their children might survive, eat […]
Outreach Uganda in partnership with the Agwata community opened a local health care clinic June 13. Outreach Uganda was fortunate to have the volunteer assistance of Sacha, a registered nurse from Canada who spent over two weeks in Agwata helping oversee the opening of the clinic. Sacha had worked in Tanzania for nine months with […]