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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 …

Kampala Here We Come: The Early Stages

Posted: July 30th, 2017 in Articles

On July 6th 2017, The Rhema Foundation Canada travelled from Toronto, Canada, to the heart of Kampala, Uganda, on a medical humanitarian trip that would become a life-changing experience for all those involved. This latest blog series explores that fateful trip and the ongoing work of the Foundation in the heart of East Africa. Part one of our Uganda series begins right at the start, by revealing how this amazing trip came to fruition. For those …

10 Years of Change: Kiwanis Toronto’s Centennial Grant

Posted: June 4th, 2017 in Articles

For the past century, Kiwanis Toronto has been tirelessly working to improve the lives of young people from across the city. As one of the first clubs in Canada, the esteemed organization has a long and impressive history of working alongside local charities to create positive change in the community. To celebrate its 100th year, Kiwanis Toronto set out to award 100 ‘Centennial Grants’ to 100 different local charities working to support children and youth. …