WHERE WE WORK



Together with the Ministry of Health, we define "the hardest to reach remote communities" to include any community that lies more than five kilometers or an hour's walk from the nearest health facility. But many of the communities we serve are 25 kilometers or more from the nearest clinic or hospital. In these remote communities, pregnant and new mothers must walk or travel by motorbike for many hours over long and treacherous distances to reach healthcare.

Illness is universal but access to healthcare is not. Worldwide, more than one billion people go their entire lives without ever seeing a health worker. Due to the combined effects of distance and poverty, mothers and children living in remote communities often die needlessly from preventable, treatable diseases like pneumonia, malaria, malnutrition, and complications of childbirth. Ugandan population is around 44.27 million, of which 83% of the population live in rural areas and more than 60% of these are women who live in isolated rural areas of Uganda that are more than an hour's walk from the nearest clinic or hospital.

Our maternal child health services primarily target low income rural women of reproductive age typically 16-35 and Infants of 0-2 years who are far away from health facilities and live in hard to reach remote villages of Uganda regardless of ethnicity, political affiliation, educational background, race, religion and ability.




All People Deserve Access To Lifesaving Healthcare, No one should die or fall ill just because they live far from health facilities or doctors, Community health workers have the power to change this by bringing lifesaving care to the doorsteps of those living in hard to reach areas.This is what exactly we are doing, saving lives in the remote hardest to reach areas of Uganda by bringing qualified health workers to provide quality maternal child health care services and accurate essential information low income mothers and their children in their homes. We save lives in the Uganda's remote hardest to reach communities.


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