On 12th December 2017, We were grateful for a donation made by Courtney Fog Henritze and Tyler Henritze to sponsor the Faith Children Foundation Christmas party. The party was organized on 24th December and was attended by 120 children and guardians. Kids entertained the attendees and had a lot of food and fun. The couple
Who are we?
Kyosiga Community Christian Association for Development (KACCAD) is a registered Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) that was established in 1994. Since its inception KACCAD’s goal has been to improve the standard of living of its members through supporting income generating activities, skill development, primary and secondary education for orphans and vulnerable children (OVC), HIV/AIDS/health support and sensitization.
Working with our partners and supporters, we have extended services to thousands of underprivileged persons in 9 districts of Uganda.
Clinics solar electrified
Spring wells protected
OVCs graduated from Tertiary institutions
Households received clean and safe solar lights
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IHI provided crucial medical care for several critically ill children over the past 4 months. In September 2017, Farouk Kasumba, a 6-month-old boy living with hydrocephaly was operated on and treated at Cure Hospital. He is doing well. In November 2017, James Kyomugisha, an 8-year-old child from the Hoima District living with hydrocephalus, received help from IHI. Kirabo Shirat, a 3-month-old child living with hydrocephalus from Kawempe, Kampala District also received care at Mbale Cure Hospital.
IHI International volunteers- January 2017 Visit to KACCAD made an outstanding impact
Jessica Stelma, Steve Cole stock, Heather Blevins also known as ‘‘Doctor B’’ from the USA led by founder president “Christopher Micheal Tabakin of IHI International visited Uganda in the second week of January 2017.
Though we have been quiet for sometime, a lot is happening. We are happy to share with you a Swedish News paper reporting on KACCAD’s maternity facility in Gomba district and also a local news paper about a solar distribution to school children at Kasambya Primary school and Buyanja Preparatory and Nursery School in Gomba.
In October, 2016 Victoria Foss made a donation to Nantume Zainah a 24 year old, a new triplet mother and mother of five children, a resident of Kiriri Trading centre in Gomba district following her misfortune as her family was abandoned by the husband in the hospital after hearing news of birth of the triplets.
Many lives continue to be brightened as a result of the partnership between Let There Be Light International and KACCAD! On August 16th, 150 pico solar lights were distributed to members of Kisoga village in the Gomba district. The recipients of the lights were identified as “vulnerable” by local leaders in the Gomba district. Among the recipients were 82 homebound elderly person, 53 new and expectant mothers, and 22 persons with disabilities (including some elder and mothers).
In the month of September, KACCAD was blessed to host the president of LTBLI Sarah Baird and a board member Ben Kerman. On their visit they brought with them a portable projector donated by them for KACCAD’s usage during trainings or conferences, and also brought three tablet computers and solar charger donated by a board member of LTBLI.
The distribution of Pico solar lights to eligible recipients was carried out in Kisoga village, Gomba district. 150 were distributed. The recipients by gender were 108 female and 42 male. By category, the recipients were 82 Home bound elderly persons of whom 5 were also handicapped, 32 New mothers of which 2 were persons with disability, 21 Expectant mothers, and 22 Persons with disabilities (inclusive of the mentioned 2 new mothers and the 5 elderly).
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