What It’s Like To Be Sick In Uganda

What It’s Like To Be Sick In Uganda
This is a private room at the International Hospital of Kampala (IHK). This is one of the country's premier hospitals, started by an Irish doctor who emigrated to Uganda, and who is now in Parliament there. My son was in this room for 4 days with pneumonia. The first two days were terrifying, as I got a first hand look at the differences between our Western medicine and what is practiced in the best hospital in Uganda. (To be fair, my son did get better, a...

5 Reasons To Gift From the Ndoto Project

7.3% of the population of Uganda has HIV/AIDS, including this little guy's mother. His father died of AIDS. Ten Eighteen Inc. relocated his family to an area outside the slums of Namuwongo in September. The women in our Ndoto co-ops live with HIV/AIDS every day. When on ARV's (anti-viral medications), patients need to eat regularly and minimize stress. A regular, sustainable income achieves both of those goals. Uganda has over 3 million orpha...