Apply to Join

Save Lives with Emergency Care in Uganda

by Global Emergency Care
Play Video
Save Lives with Emergency Care in Uganda
Save Lives with Emergency Care in Uganda
Save Lives with Emergency Care in Uganda
Save Lives with Emergency Care in Uganda
Save Lives with Emergency Care in Uganda
Save Lives with Emergency Care in Uganda
Save Lives with Emergency Care in Uganda
Save Lives with Emergency Care in Uganda
Save Lives with Emergency Care in Uganda
Save Lives with Emergency Care in Uganda
Save Lives with Emergency Care in Uganda
Save Lives with Emergency Care in Uganda
Save Lives with Emergency Care in Uganda
Save Lives with Emergency Care in Uganda
Save Lives with Emergency Care in Uganda
Dec 9, 2019

Looking towards 2020

ECP - Auma Winnie - in the Masaka ED
ECP - Auma Winnie - in the Masaka ED

A child born anywhere in the world has the right to grow up and have a productive life. Unfortunately, kids aren't able to do this in many places in the world because they don't have access to lifesaving emergency care, provided by specialty-trained Emergency Care Providers. At Global Emergency Care, we are working to change this. We train the available health workforce to provide that lifesaving emergency care in places where none exists. 

In fact, our recent research shows that for every $117 invested in our program, one child's life will be saved. This is incredibly compelling evidence for the importance of this program. Not to mention a very small sum of money to save a child's life. Our goal by December 31st is to raise $58,500 to save the lives of 500 children, and we need your help to get there!

Our ECPs save the life of 1 out of every 26 children they treat. Without this program, none of these children would have survived. Not only that, but it only costs $117 to save the life of one of these children. 

To put a name and face to the statistics is the following story about Precious. Precious was sick; too weak to hold her head up, too tired to cry as her father carried her into the emergency department. What follows is the story of how two of GEC's Emergency Care Practitioners, Deus and Teddy, saved Precious' life. Her story represents that of thousands of other children whose lives have been saved by ECPs. >>> Read more about Precious' precarious journey

Your support today makes our lifesaving work possible.

Mother & Daughter in Emergency Department
Mother & Daughter in Emergency Department
ECP - Kiire Teddy - working on a patient
ECP - Kiire Teddy - working on a patient

Links:

Share on Twitter Share on Facebook
Comments:

About Project Reports

Project Reports on GlobalGiving are posted directly to globalgiving.org by Project Leaders as they are completed, generally every 3-4 months. To protect the integrity of these documents, GlobalGiving does not alter them; therefore you may find some language or formatting issues.

If you donate to this project or have donated to this project, you will get an e-mail when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports via e-mail without donating.

Get Reports via Email

We'll only email you new reports and updates about this project.

Organization Information

Global Emergency Care

Location: Oak Park, IL - USA
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @globalemergcare
Project Leader:
Tom Neill
Oak Park, IL United States
$29,816 raised of $50,000 goal
 
344 donations
$20,184 to go
Donate Now
lock
Donating through GlobalGiving is safe, secure, and easy with many payment options to choose from. View other ways to donate

Global Emergency Care has earned this recognition on GlobalGiving:
Add Project to Favorites

Help raise money!

Support this important cause by creating a personalized fundraising page.

Start a Fundraiser

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence

Snorkeler
Our
Impact

Woman Holding a Gift Card
Give
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle
GlobalGiving
Guarantee

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.