Construction of the surgical center in progress. Starting with a strong and secure foundation of the building. This is such an exciting time!! We will be sure to keep you updated with plenty of photos. Thank you all for your support and prayers -so much to be thankful for!!
Oct. 17 marked the official groundbreaking ceremony for Holy Innocents Children’s Hospital’s long-awaited surgical center.
After we announced that the 2015 Annual Pasta Dinner Fundraiser has raised an amazing $99,167, a kind-hearted donor decided to add another $833, bringing the total to… you guessed it… $100,000!!!!!
Our heartfelt thanks to this donor and to everyone who enabled us to reach this unprecedented total, which will help immeasurably with the surgical center construction effort!
Father Bonaventure gave a passionate and lovely talk at the dinner tonight.
Beautiful items for sale at tonight’s dinner at San Rafael.
The Tall Ships 2015 race is almost at an end. Well done to the Northern Ireland team who assisted in crewing the Statsraad Lehmkuhl into Belfast raising £1205 for HICH in the process.
We’re getting close to having the funding we need to build our new surgical center! Today we launched a GoFundMe fundraising page at http://www.gofundme.com/HolyInnocents to help us get there. Please share this post with everyone you think would like to be part of this life-changing project at Holy Innocents Children’s Hospital in Uganda. Thank you!
Message from Doctor Andrew Ndamira Medical Director, HICH Miss Tourism Uganda, under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism and the Uganda Tourism Board are organizing a charity run in Mbarara on Saturday June 27th, 2015. All proceeds from the run are to be donated back to the community; as soon as the organizers learnt that Holy Innocents Children’s Hospital will soon construct a surgical theater, they offered to give all proceeds to HICH. Everybody who can make it to Mbarara on that day is encouraged to participate in this run physically; the longest category will be 10 km.
I apologize that this notice may have come too short for our friends in USA and NI to participate but this partnership was announced to us only last week. We are very grateful to the organizer of Miss Tourism Uganda, Ms Stella Bamu Rugunda for this tremendous gesture; she is born in Mbarara but lives and works in Entebbe.
Thank you to everyone who came and supported the coffee morning organised by Eleanor Hayes the Northern Ireland Chair. £1400.00 was raised which will help so many children in Uganda. Young Conor came along to give his support and to meet Arya the barn owl.
The curtains separating the special care area for ill babies has been replaced with a permanent wall and doors and the ward is now back in use.