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A 300km bike ride for Interface Uganda

24th July, 2018

Jackie and Tim Fowler cycled the ‘Vatternrundan’ (the largest recreational bike ride in the world) to raise funds for us.  They joined 20,000 people to ride the 300km (186 miles) around Lake Vattern in Sweden.  It took them 13 hours (10.5 hours actual cycling time), and they rode through the night (not much darkness in June in Sweden)!

They have raised almost £300 for Interface – THANK YOU JACKIE AND TIM!

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More children benefitting from the splinting material

2nd July, 2018

Thank you to Rehema and David from the therapy department at CoRSU hospital, who have sent these case stories of children who have benefitted from the splinting material we regularly send out.

KR is 3month’s old child with the history of birth brachial plexus injury following difficult delivery, child is on the therapy program and supination super splint has been fabricated for him with therapy ongoing.

WL is 9-year-old with the history of burns and contractures due to convulsions, has had [...]

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Big THANKS to Out of the Blue Big Band

27th June, 2018

Out of the Blue Big Band has raised £340 for Interface Uganda!  They had a fantastic evening back in April.  Jo James (one of our trustees) is a member of the band, and can be seen conducting in one of the photos. For more about ‘Out of the blue big band’, have a look at their website:  Out of the Blue Jazz  or their [...]

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Ganga hospital microsurgery report

8th June, 2018

Interface has funded trainee surgeons – Cornelius and  Naomi, and nurse Florence to attend a microsurgery course at Ganga hospital, Coimbatore, India.  Here is an excerpt from their report:

We (Florence, Dr Naomi and Dr Cornelius) were in Coimbatore India from 12th February through 3rd March to undertake a microsurgery course. The trip was fully funded by Interface Uganda a charity organization. The purpose of the trip and course was to help upscale and improve the microsurgery done at CoRSU hospital [...]

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TEA PARTY RAISED FUNDS FOR INTERFACE

4th June, 2018

Thank you once again to Sue Moger and her son Isaac for organising a big tea party to raise funds for us. It was held in Otterton Village Hall, and it sounds as if lots of people ate lots of cake, as they managed to raise a huge £260! THANK YOU!😀

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CoRSU Nutritionist visits Spires Cleft Centre, Oxford, April 2018

16th May, 2018

In April 2018, Bertha (nutritionist at CoRSU hospital) visited the Spires Cleft Centre in Oxford for one week.  Interface Uganda paid for her trip (visa, travel costs, living expenses), and also donated fifty special feeding bottles and teats for cleft babies.

Here are excerpts from Bertha and Jane’s reports – you can find the full report from Bertha here, and the full report from Jane Sibley (cleft nurse specialist at the Spires) 

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More Equipment has arrived at CoRSU hospital

12th May, 2018

More used equipment from the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital has been collected and sent out to CoRSU Hospital.  Interface also bought and sent out some more splinting material.

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