Grace Community Hospital

Grace Community Hospital

PROGRAM NAME

Grace Community Hospital

Funded By

Fundraising ongoing

STATUS

Ongoing

TIMEFRAME

Construction in 2021 and Operation in 2022

POPULATION

1,000,000 people in Rwenzori region

CHALLENGE & OBJECTIVE

The vision for this project is to address high maternal and child mortality rates through construction of a community hospital providing some of the country’s most advanced maternal and pediatric care directly to rural residents, allowing them to follow up on local clinic referrals. The hospital will provide a blueprint for improving care in rural Uganda generally, critical to improving maternal and child health outcomes in the country.

ACTIONS TAKEN BY RCRA

  • Reviewed plans and received approval from local and national authorities
  • Worked with an experienced local contractor to provide a quantity survey for the hospital
  • Received support from The Community Hospital Association in the UK

RESULTS & ACCOMPLISHMENTS

We are still in the early stages of fundraising