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...
In our quest to serve our community better, Karin uses Village Health Teams to bring vital health services closer to the people. In the picture the Village Health Team is meeting with some of our staff at Karin Health facility in Agonga,Gulu. The health team is being briefed about the new Community Health Insurance
Are you planning on having a safe delivery, please visit our Karin health centers in Unyama and Agonga for prenatal and postnatal care.Prenatal care can help prevent complications and inform women about important steps they can take to protect their infant and ensure a healthy pregnancy. With regular prenatal care women can reduce the risk of pregnancy complications.
The marathon today was a great success. The turn up of the runners was amazingly wonderful. We thank God for the our generous partners that made sure this marathon event becomes a success. We have made a big step forward towards saving lives of mothers and their children. By participating in the marathon you saved lives. Thank you!
Uganda's Maternal mortality rate is at 343 deaths/100,000 live births which is among the highest rates in the world. At Karin, we are rallying our community to reduce maternal deaths by providing a diverse range of free services to women during pregnancy, birth and early parenting at our health facilities in Unyama and Agonga.
In the picture, Dr.Opira the Executive Director of St.Mary's Lacor Hospital Gulu is receiving his #karinmarathon2018 Tshirt from our staff Derrick. We are only left with 6 days on our count down. However, more partners are still needed Interna of medical supplies for the health camp, beverages for the runners on the marathon day and security.