Health
 Uganda
Project #12859

Helping children with chronic diseases

by Allied Initiative for Community Development (AICD)

Summary

Children with chronic diseases go through a lot of suffering as their parents grieve for a child's lifetime in Ugandan rural villages where expertise paediatric care is unavailable. This project aims at providing social care and support to children at Kinyamaseke medical centre with long-standing ailments like Cerebral palsy, Cancer, HIV/AIDS and Hirchisprungs disease; provide paediatric medical care to these children, and offer psycho-social (spiritual) support to their parents and families.
$160
total raised
5
donors
0
monthly donors
3
years active

Challenge

With high prevalence rate of HIV in Uganda, environmental pollution from industrial activities, there are now increasing cases of children being born with HIV, cancer, Hirschisprungs disease and cerebral palsy. Children with them need a life-long care, spiritual and social care support which is not availed to parents in these rural areas. Kinyamaseke Medical Centre provides this much needed care to ailing kids in Kinyamaseke, and provide adequate spiritual and emotional support to the grieving f

Solution

This project will: - Provide feeding, clothing, and other forms of social care to these children. - Support the medical center to have sufficient palliative care medications, consumables, and supplies to cater for the needy and children from socio-economically poor backgrounds. - Facilitate periodic visits to the Nursing center for a consultant oncologist, Neurologist, and pediatrician on a periodic basis. - Provide psycho-social support to the parents of the ailing children.

Long-Term Impact

- Increase the capacity of the Medical centre to offer good palliative care services to the community as a whole. - Reduce suffering and avert near death for the targeted children; and provide courage to their families for continuous care. -Extend high quality and expertise medical care to rural children in Kinyamaseke.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

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Organization Information

Allied Initiative for Community Development (AICD)

Location: Kampala, Western - Uganda
Website: http:/​/​www.aicdafrica.org/​
Project Leader:
Asimwe Christine
Kampala, Uganda

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

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