The Rhema Foundation Canada Blog

The Season of Giving: Our Partnerships With CP24 CHUM Christmas Wish & Toys for Tots

Posted: November 21st, 2017 in Articles

With December just around the corner, parents across Toronto are frantically hunting down the latest toys to hide under their carefully decorated Christmas trees. However, for many children in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), finding a new toy on Christmas morning is no guarantee. In order to make sure every child has a chance to enjoy a wonderful Christmas experience, The Rhema Foundation Canada has once again teamed up with CP24 CHUM Christmas Wish and Toys …

Island in the Sun: Exploration of Jamaica’s Healthcare System

Posted: November 19th, 2017 in Articles

Earlier this year, The Rhema Foundation Canada travelled halfway around the word to Kampala, Uganda, to better understand the state of the country’s healthcare system and how its shortcomings affect the lives of everyday people. As the team discovered, many of these shortcomings are not unique to Uganda alone. As a result, the team initiated a similar trip to the Caribbean to assess the state of Jamaica’s healthcare system. On October 10th, 2017, the Foundation’s Chairman and Executive Director …

Kampala Here We Come: The Final Days

Posted: September 9th, 2017 in Articles

This past July, the Rhema Foundation Canada team embarked on a medical humanitarian trip to Kampala, Uganda that opened their eyes to the state of the country’s strained healthcare system. From the understaffed clinics, to the dilapidated schoolhouses, the team saw many opportunities for support and improvement. However, it was the final days of the trip that provided a more complete picture of how help from abroad could help to make a real difference in …

Kampala Here We Come: Beyond Medicine

Posted: August 30th, 2017 in Articles

Earlier this summer, The Rhema Foundation Canada sent a team of enthusiastic volunteers to Kampala, Uganda on a medical humanitarian mission aimed at delivering medical support and supplies to the city’s most vulnerable neighborhoods. While the early days of the trip – which you can read about here – were dominated by visits to local clinics such as the Kisenyi Health Centre, the team was also eager to learn more about how the country’s fragile healthcare …

Kampala Here We Come: The Team Touches Down in Uganda

Posted: August 6th, 2017 in Articles

This past July, The Rhema Foundation Canada travelled from Toronto to Kampala, Uganda, to embark on a medical humanitarian mission to deliver medical and dental support, along with extensive health education, in the most vulnerable areas of the capital city. This edition of our ongoing Uganda blog series explores what happened when the Foundation first touched down in Kampala. Despite the long and winding route, the journey from Toronto to Uganda went off without a …