Thank you! Webale!

THANK YOU/WEBALE to all our supporters over the past year! To everyone who encouraged us to set up the charity, helped us with all the paperwork, gave us advice along the way, helped us with creating a logo and setting up a website or donated to our fundraising appeals…THANK YOU! We’re excited at what 2019…

Seasons greetings from REACH Bwindi…

As we prepare for the festive season, and the year draws to a close, what better time to consider our impact on the world around us? When the world seems to be filling with the harsh realities of life, seeing the immense efforts of the hardworking team at BCH and the impact they have had…

BCH Christmas Appeal

Christmas greetings and information about a new fundraising venture from our BCH colleagues… Bwindi Community Hospital with great honour wishes you, your family and dear ones, the very best during this festive season! As the year draws to the end, we take with us good memories of the achievements we have made, improving healthcare in…

Establishing Youth Friendly Services

The vision of Bwindi Community Hospital is “a healthy and productive community free from preventable disease and with excellent health services accessible to all.” Developing youth friendly services is seen as integral to achieving this and has been a priority for BCH for over ten years. A feasibility study was commissioned in 2016 to explore…

BCH and Kisiizi staff qualify as family planning trainers!

Increasing the uptake of modern contraceptive methods is a hospital priority. Uganda has one of the highest fertility rates in Africa and the teenage pregnancy rate is 24%. Family planning can save lives by delaying motherhood, spacing children and avoiding unsafe abortions. Over the past few years many staff and students have been trained as…

Building for the future

One of the inspiring things about visiting and working with BCH is seeing their vision for the future turn into reality and the speed at which this sometimes happens! There are currently lots of buildings being constructed at the hospital. A new large multi-purpose hall is being built behind the maternity and waiting mother’s hostel….

GiftAid!

REACH Bwindi is now registered with the UK HMRC, which is good news because it means we can claim GiftAid on donations made by UK taxpayers! GiftAid is a scheme enabling registered charities to reclaim tax on a donation made by a UK taxpayer, effectively increasing the amount of the donation. To make donating and…