18th February, 2019
Interface Uganda funded the newly qualified physio, Justus, to work at Kagando hospital from June 2018 – January 2019. He learnt many new skills there, and has now found a great new opportunity at Handicap International in Northern Uganda. We wish him every success in his new employment. Here is the email he sent to us recently:
Greetings to the Interface Uganda team. I would like to thank you so much for the internship opportunity and support you gave me at Kagando hospital. [...]
12th February, 2019
Thank you to Rhona and David in the therapy team who have compiled these case stories for us, so that we can see how they are using the splinting material. Here is the email received:
Dear Interface team,
We are glad for the opportunity that we have partnering with you in improving the lives of people with disability. We are happy to report that your continued support for splinting materials has benefited so many [...]
5th January, 2019
Interface has funded the transport for used equipment from the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital to get re-used at CoRSU. Thank you to Ann Tooze and Zoe Dixon for collecting it all for us. Also, new splinting material and velcro has been bought and sent – vital for helping rehabilitation post surgery.
27th December, 2018
The Fowler family raised £40 this year for Interface Uganda from selling apples from their garden and home made apple chutney. Thank you to all their neighbours who put money into the donation box – a great total for apples that otherwise would have gone to waste.
12th December, 2018
Thank you to Saudha and the staff involved at CoRSU hospital and to these patients who have allowed us to share their stories with you all. An example of how Interface is helping children in Uganda.
Here is an excerpt from Gilbert’s story:
Weak and in agonising pain, Gilbert arrived at CoRSU with his father after months of struggle to treating the [...]
10th December, 2018
A new report from Justus, who has been working at Kagando hospital with Gloria in the physiotherapy department. Read the full report here.
He is extremely useful to the department in Kagando, and Interface Uganda have agreed to fund him for a further 3 months, which takes him up until March 2019.
The photos are from his graduation, from the wheelchair outreach project in Bwera, and treating a child in the department.
Thank you to Justus for this report, [...]
5th November, 2018
Jane Sibley (cleft nurse specialist from Oxford) went out to work and teach the nutrition team at CoRSU hospital in September. She took out lots more equipment, and is making a great difference to the babies born with clefts and to their families in Uganda. She has sent us this report and photos.