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KCIU in partnership with Dot Glasses helping visually impaired Ugandans.

When I discovered that I needed a pair of glasses, I was shocked by the $180 price tag. “If I had trouble with that price,” said Hope, the director of KCIU, “then definitely the local…

5th National Community Health Financing Conference 2020

Mr. Moses Onek (third from left), a health worker at one of Karin Health facilities making a presentation to the invited stakeholders at the conference. The conference was organized by Save for Health Uganda with…

Karin Virtual Marathon and NCD testing

This race is to raise funds for Non Communicable Diseases such as Diabetes, heart disease, cancers , chronic kidney disease etc. In vulnerable communities in  Northern Uganda. All demographics are affected by these diseases and…

GIZ pivoting our focus to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic

As COVID-19 spreads around the world impacting communities, we are working to lessen its impact. Thanks to our partners GIZ for responding to the needs of our community and considering the well being of our…

Fight Corona Virus

There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease (COVID - 19). You can protect yourself and help prevent spreading the virus to others if you wash your hands regularly for 20...

More than an outreach: a commitment to the community!

Last month, students from Taylor University, Indiana, USA, joined us during the outreach work in the community. For us it is always a blessing when we receive visitors. We see this as a great opportunity…

National Measles-Rubella Immunisation campaign.

This week will be full of tears, fears and screams as we partner with Ministry of Health Uganda in the Nation wide campaign against Measles Rubella Immunization campaign. And Karin Community Initiatives Uganda is a…

karin 2nd Annual Marathon – Leader of Opposition calls for more community health awareness

The second edition of Karin's Annual Marathon has ended in high spirits. Runners and organisations in Gulu, Uganda come together to help raise awareness and funds for great causes. This year we were fighting against…

Our Journey to #fightNCDs

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…

We are growing

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.