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Lorna completes her fund-raising trip

  Lorna Williams is raising money for C100 which supports the fees for children admitted to Kagando hospital. She has now completed her ambitious objective of reaching the summit of Margherita Peak in the Rwenzori mountains then cycling for 2 weeks in southern Uganda. Lorna says 2 big glaciers, needing [...]

27 March 2024|

Update on Lorna’s sponsored trek

Lorna Williams from Herefordshire is about to embark on a challenging expedition in Uganda. She will be cycling for 13 days then trekking for 8 days to reach the top of Peak Marguerita in the Rwenzori mountains, very close to Kagando. This photo shows her training in Glencoe. Despite being [...]

6 March 2024|

Visit of Canon Uzziah and Penninah

We were delighted to welcome Canon Uzziah, Executive director of Kagando Hospital, and his wife Penninah to the UK in October. They had a busy two weeks, visiting friends in Derby, Hereford and Guildford then down to London for some sight-seeing, shopping. It was very special that they were able [...]

1 December 2023|

Help support Lorna with fundraising

Please support Lorna - she lives near us and is planning to undertake this challenge for C100 in March 2024. Dr Oli Penney "Based in Herefordshire, I have recently retired from a lifetime in nursing, throughout my career I had the desire to work in Africa or where basic [...]

28 November 2023|

Update on Power Project

Earlier this year fundraising had stalled and we did not have enough funds to complete the hydro project. The trustees had to consider alternative ways of achieving the original aim of the project, which was to provide Kagando Hospital with reliable, affordable electricity to ensure patient safety, protection of electrical [...]

1 November 2023|

Supporter’s Day

This was the first real live Supporters Day since the pandemic and was a resounding success.  Our guests of honour were Canon Uzziah, Executive director of Kagando Hospital, and his wife Penninah whose two week visit fortunately coincided with some lovely warm October weather! It was our first Supporters’ [...]

14 October 2023|

Supporting the children’s ward

Dr Oliver Penney, one of the Trustees at The Friends of Kagando is about to cycle 66 miles (including rather challenging 5000ft climb) to raise money for the C100 fund. This is a Friends of Kagando fund that subsidises the fees paid for children who are admitted to hospital. It [...]

1 May 2023|

A letter from the new chair of Friends of Kagando

Dear Friends of Kagando, Change happens….and often it is unexpected, sometimes unwanted, yet it is a constant feature of life and for anything to develop, change must happen. So, as we are emerging from the effects of the pandemic which no-one expected to happen 3 years ago what have we [...]

17 April 2023|

Elizabeth’s 100Km Fundraiser for C100

One woman and a dog went to…… walk 100 km over November 2023 to raise money for C100. I managed to complete this challenge, mostly I was dry, only twice getting very wet. Some lovely sunny days with glorious Autumn colours around. C100 is a scheme to subsidise the fees [...]

21 May 2022|

What 10% really means

We have just been reviewing the reliability of the mains electricity supply at Kagando. There were 42 days in the last year when there was no mains electricity. That is over 10% of the year. That is the equivalent of 6 minutes an hour without electricity every hour of every [...]

21 February 2022|
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