Kigezi Healthcare Foundation – Official Blog

KIHEFO promotes local initiated solutions to fight disease, ignorance and poverty in southwestern Uganda

Monthly Archives: February, 2013

“Day in the Life” of a Medical Volunteer

Jessica Lee, a medical resident volunteer from Montreal, Canada, is currently enjoying a month-long volunteer experience in Kabale, Uganda, working with KIHEFO. In an interview, Jessica shared with us some … Continue reading

February 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Learning on Empty Stomachs – Primary Education & Malnutrition

It’s a long walk to Kamuronko Primary School for many of the school children living in the village of Maziba, Kabale, which is located in the southwestern region of Uganda. … Continue reading

February 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

International Volunteer Profile – Romina Pace

KIHEFO is glad to host volunteers from all over the world – who bring with them many different skills, backgrounds, ideas, experiences and committment to share in KIHEFO’s vision for … Continue reading

February 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Power of Partnership – Dental & Health Clinics Deliver Services to 1200 People

Through the power of partnership over 1200 people living in rural villages throughout the Kabale and Kanungu Districts benefited from KIHEFO’s Dental and Health Clinics that were organized in five … Continue reading

February 18, 2013 · 2 Comments

Edisa’s Story – 7-Month Old Weighs 3 Kilograms

When six month-old Edisa arrived at KIHEFO’s Nutrition & Rehabilitation Centre in Kabale on January 2nd, 2013, she weighed only 3 kg and, in the words of her grandmother, “didn’t … Continue reading

February 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Owamani’s Story – Child Malnutrition in Nangara

On Feb. 5, 2013, KIHEFO organized a 1-day dental and health outreach in the rural community of Nangara, Kabale. KIHEFO has been working in Nangara for over five years; however, … Continue reading

February 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

After Day 4 – Clinics in Maziba and Kagarama

After four days of Dental & Health Clinics organized in the communities of Nangara, Buhara, Maziba and Kagarama, KIHEFO and the Canadian dental brigade from Change for Children Association and … Continue reading

February 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

2 Days. 2 Villages. Over 200 Patients.

When the African-Canadian team of dentists, hygienists, dental assistants, physicans, midwives and healthcare professionals pulled up the rocky slope to the Catholic Church in the village of Buhara, Kabale, at … Continue reading

February 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Upcoming Dental Clinics with Canadian Organizations

KIHEFO is excited to receive a brigade of 13 Canadian volunteers on Sunday, Feb. 3 – dentists, dental hygienists and logistic volunteers from Change for Children Association and Kindness in … Continue reading

February 1, 2013 · Leave a comment