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 wound on his ankle.
It all started when Gilbert got a mild cut on his ankle while [...]
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, and thanks to Gloria [...]
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.
31st October, 2018
Thank you to the therapy team (in particular Rhonah and David) for sending us these case stories of the children who have benefitted from the splinting material we send out. Have a read of the report here:
19th September, 2018
A photo of the happy therapists receiving their equipment!
Interface has collected and sent 16 boxes of new and used equipment to CoRSU hospital – new splinting material and velcro, used splints, loads of surgical and anaesthetic equipment that is no longer used at the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital, blankets knitted by a cleft nurse in Oxford – all packed up and sent out to Uganda, where it will be put into good use.
17th September, 2018
Interface has been funding a newly qualified physiotherapist from Mbarara University to work at Kagando hospital.
He has sent us his first report, which you can see here. September 2018 – Report from Justus at Kagando hospital
Here is an excerpt from his report:BENEFITS OF HAVING A PHYSIO INTERN AT KAGANDO HOSPITAL. Reduction of workload on the physiotherapist. Kagando hospital has a very busy outpatients department on a daily basis. Similarly there are patients on wards that need physiotherapy treatment. Presence [...]