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August 2019 Tour

In August 2019, we're running an immersive, family-led tour of Uganda - includes a 'big 5' safari, gorilla trekking in Bwindi, and optional volunteer opportunities with our projects and those of our Rotary partners.

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December 2018 Home Visits

Our recent outreach program ran from December 10th to 15th in Mpigi and Wakisdistricts, and we are taking a more individual and holistic approach.

We provided education and counselling to family carers, to help reduce stress, discuss additional coping mechanisms and provide additional support where necessary. Family carers are the day-to-day lifeline for cancer and HIV/Aids sufferers, and are often overlooked by traditional healthcare providers.

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Fundraising Event - Queen of Katwe

We recently held a movie fundraising night, screening the film Queen of Katwe, at Hoyts Cinema Melbourne Central.

It was a fantastic event, and everyone enjoyed the film immensely!

The powerful true life tale of one girl’s determination to escape from poverty in Uganda by becoming a chess champion, directed by Mira Nair and starring David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong’o and newcomer Madina Nalwanga.

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Public Education

In February and March 2018, Stella was invited to talk about cancer, HIV/Aids and general health issues on a number of TV programs, talk shows and radio programs in Uganda.

Communicating with the general public is an important aspect of the work we do, as awareness and understanding of Cancer and HIV/Aids is still rudimentary in many regions of Uganda.

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Cancer Awareness Week - March 26th-30th Mpigi District

BREAST AND CERVICAL CANCER SCREENING FOR WOMEN AND HIV/AIDS AWARENESS AMONG YOUTHS IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS AND TERTIARY TRAINING INSTITUTIONS

Supported by Winds of Hope, Mother Mary Cancer Care has been in existence since 2016 providing palliative, holistic, counselling and awareness to the community in Uganda about cancer and HIV/AIDS.

This month in March the organisation has been creating awareness and screening in Mpigi district.

Amongst the activities carried out in Mpigi included awareness and talk shows about Cancer and HIV/AIDS in secondary schools and tertiary in Mpigi.

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Cancer Run

We were lucky enough to participate in the Rotary Cancer Fun Run – which aims to raising 100 million shillings! (approx USD$27,000)
The event is organised by Rotary Club of Kampala North, District 9211

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