and many non-health organisations have helped us - they
and the community both benefit
staff of DFCU (banking group in Uganda) formed an HIV
workplace committee with the support of IFC. The staff
wanted to expand their impact on HIV awareness in Uganda
and so DFCU has supported us not only with funding, but
staff time on site to give business information to clients
a personal donation each month by the employees across
the country The company has also donated spare furniture
and partitions from their banks, which saved us costs
equating to half a month's payroll expense. DFCU
also supported a midwife and improvements to the lab.
started working in Uganda in 2005 providing critical additional
electricity to the national grid and soon began
its contributions to the community served by Hope
Clinic Lukuli. Aggreko's staff have gained HIV awareness
and the company's work in helping the community access
HIV information and services is regularly mentioned
in their annual reports and website.
materials suppliers were critical in the design and construction
of the current clinic premises in 2004 and 2005. Some
have had the opportunity to help us again with repainting
and modifications. When your company helps Hope Clinic
we can support the sharing of this as we did for Aggreko
and DFCU, or we can limit the publicity to our personal
thanks and inviting you to the site. Bamburi Cement, Roofings
Uganda, Hwan Sung, Sadolin Paints, CTM and the Tile Centre
all opted for this option.
business people are also members of Rotary International.
In support of the new facility the local Rotary Club of
Makindye and a partner club, Cheltenham Cleeve Vale, in
the UK worked with The Rotary Foundation to gain a Matching
Grant for Hope Clinic. The total contribution exceeded
US$21,000 and provided the furniture, power back-up and
medical instruments to equip and open the current clinic
in 2005. Since then, Rotary
Club of Cheltenham Cleeve Vale and the companies of
Rotarians in that club have helped the clinic and the
community through supplying mosquito nets, sponsoring
staff and buying a generator.
contact the clinic
if you think you can share your company's work or contribute
help our community.