Kigezi Healthcare Foundation – Official Blog

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

Category Archives: The KIHEFO Family

No Ordinary Time – Reflections in Uganda

By Katherine Crabtree On my flight in to Uganda, I finished reading No Ordinary Time by Doris Kearns Goodwin, her bio of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt. Oh my goodness, what a fantastic … Continue reading

May 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

New Partnership with Child Family Health International

KIHEFO has recently secured a partnership with a San Francisco-based global education organization called Child Family Health International (CFHI), as a local partner and hosting-site for international health science students … Continue reading

December 12, 2013 · 1 Comment

A ‘Behind the Lens’ Look at Malaria, TB & HIV with KIHEFO’s Mugume Simon

If there’s anyone with an up-to-the-minute lens on infectious and non-infectious diseases in southwestern Uganda, it would be the man behind the microscope – Mugume Simon. Simon has worked as … Continue reading

October 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

“From a Village Kitchen to KIHEFO Spokesperson in Canada” – Robert Kakuru’s Story

“Hey – my friends!” Robert Byamugisha warmly enthuses to his KIHEFO colleagues every morning, greeting them with a wide smile and open arms. Robert, or “Kakuru” as he’s commonly known … Continue reading

September 30, 2013 · 2 Comments

Into the Heart of KIHEFO’s “Iron Lady” – Kyampeire Carol

They say behind every successful organization, there’s a lady. Or at least – they should say that. For KIHEFO, that lady is none other than Kyampeire Carol. She’s been at … Continue reading

September 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

On Doctoring, Learning & Loving Pineapples – Q & A with U of C Med Students

Two medical students from the University of Calgary (Canada) – Rachel Han and Kimberly Kavanagh – fulfilled their global health practicums by volunteering with KIHEFO from June- June 2013. Here’s … Continue reading

August 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Meet ‘Sister Beatrice’ – The Mother of Family Planning at KIHEFO

KIHEFO’s on-the-ground staff and volunteer team in Kabale is many – over 40 individuals who’ve joined KIHEFO’s mission to fight disease, poverty and ignorance in southwestern Uganda. ‘The KIHEFO Family’ … Continue reading

July 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Family to Family – Home Construction & Water Installation in Nyakiju

“We thank you for the cooperation,” exclaimed Dr. Geoffrey Anguyo to a gathering of village members, leaders, workers, students, and special guests in the village of Nyakiju, Muyumbu, Kabale, last … Continue reading

June 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cooking with ‘Patsy’ – Food & Nutrition Workshops with Mothers

For international volunteers and visitors who come to Kabale, Uganda, to learn about KIHEFO’s approach to development and on the ground activities, the majority are hosted by a very special … Continue reading

June 17, 2013 · Leave a comment