We live in the age of NCDs. NCDs or Non-Communicable Diseases, literally mean diseases one cannot catch from another person: cancer, heart disease, diabetes and mental illness, etc. This year KCIU is joining hands several with partners to fight NCDs. The Marathon and Medical this year will create awareness about the disease burden in this community and raise funds to purchase equipment for the health centers.
They say "pictures speak a million words" and this is how far God has brought us. It has been an amazing journey from the start and we are very grateful to our partners.
Our 2019 theme is "Health Workers Are the Heart of Health For All". In this event we will focus on honoring the contributions of our health workers at our two health facilities in Unyama and Agonga villages in Gulu District. It's on this note that we present to you our Health Worker Week champion Mr. Oryang Antimo whose passion and zeal have been outstanding in our provision of healthcare to the community.
There’s nothing more inspiring than hearing the stories and seeing the faces of the women and families who are breaking the cycle of poverty, hunger and disease every day. That’s why we made this short video for you – a beautiful video that highlights some of our key projects that are restoring hope and changing lives in our community.
Dairy production plays an important economic and nutritional role in the lives of many people in Uganda, in particular our Gulu community. However, rearing livestock has traditionally been expensive as livestock such as cows are expensive...
At exactly 3Am, Akello got complications during her delivery. The nurse on duty referred her to a referral hospital to be attended to by a specialist. Our 24hour ambulance which was on standby was able to help in the transportation of the mother and aiding nurse.
According to the world health Organisation, about 50% of children 1 year old in developing countries die during the 1st month of life, and 97% of all infant deaths occur in developing countries.
Yesterday 30-Jan-2019, karin held a general meeting for its board of directors. As a transparent organisation, we require regular direction, guidance and governance from the board of directors. This is a diverse body of individuals carefully chosen for their varying backgrounds and unique skill sets
The occasional staff retreat that was scheduled on 19-Jan-2019 became a memorable day for us here at Karin Community Initiatives Uganda. KCIU staff had an opportunity to build connections, communicate numerous ideas that they found most important, and boost morale among themselves...
Children in our community who are beneficiaries to Karin's Child sponsorship program had a party today to cerebrate their accomplished milestones. This is a program that helps the vulnerable children attain education by paying their tuition and other school necessities. At KCIU, we value the...