Ann’s story

Ann Goodwin and her husband David make regular visits to Kagando. Ann’s specials area of interest is palliative (or, end of life) care… Here Ann shares her story… The palliative care department was started in July 2007 and modelled on Hospice Africa Uganda. Since then it has cared for well over 1000 families who otherwise…

Gary’s story

Gary is a youth leader in two churches in West Sussex. In August he arrived in Uganda with 3 lads from his Boys Brigade, 8 loaded suitcases, money they had collected in fund raising and lots of enthusiasm, energy and good ideas for the 2 weeks they were going to spend at Kagando. They decided to focus most of their…

Annie’s Story

I’m AnnieWarren. A junior doctor from the UK. I heard about Kagando hospital through a very close friend Maia. After a year or so planning the trip, myself, my husband and Maia had dreamt up a plan to come to Kagando for 4 months. I left the UK for Uganda feeling very nervous indeed: what…

Libby’s story

I spent my 6 week elective at Kagando Mission Hospital, and to say that I loved every minute of it would not be completely truthful. Some minutes were deeply challenging, others were exhausting, some overflowing with joy, others sorrowful. It was an extremely diverse experience, for which I am grateful, as it led me to…