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Providing an Ambulance to Orussi Health Center in Rural Uganda

Assist International recently provided an ambulance to Orussi Health Center in Nebbi-Uganda.  We just received a letter of gratitude from the leader of the health center, Sister Florence Owacha.  Here are a few excerpts from the letter:
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Bringing Oxygen to Rural Hospital Clinics in Western Kenya

Although oxygen is a medical necessity, many rural hospitals in Africa lack access to medical oxygen. Without it, anesthesia is impossible, premature infants struggle to survive, and children with pneumonia face lower odds of survival.
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The Rainmaker Project

This project provided 150 Rainmaker bicycle pumps to poor families in the Mukono region of northern Uganda.
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Bringing Hope to War-Torn Communities in Northern Uganda

In 1989, when communism fell in Romania, many major news organizations became aware of the inhumane conditions for the 100,000 children in state-run orphanages.
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Providing a Family for Orphans in Romania

In 1989, when communism fell in Romania, many major news organizations became aware of the inhumane conditions for the 100,000 children in state-run orphanages.
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Rescuing Orphans in Uganda

Sam Tushabe became an orphan at twelve years old. His mother’s last wish was for him to finish school. To honor her wish, Sam took all the money he had- a few dollars- and met with the local headmaster.
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Recent Projects

  • Providing an Ambulance to Orussi Health Center in Rural Uganda

    Assist International recently provided an ambulance to Orussi Health Center in Nebbi-Uganda.  We just received a letter of gratitude from the leader of the health center, Sister Florence Owacha.  Here are a few excerpts from the letter: “T...
    Read More

  • Bringing Oxygen to Rural Hospital Clinics in Western Kenya

    Although oxygen is a medical necessity, many rural hospitals in Africa lack access to medical oxygen. Without it, anesthesia is impossible, premature infants struggle to survive, and children with pneumonia face lower odds of survival. Health clinics...
    Read More

  • The Rainmaker Project

    Two of the biggest challenges in Africa are food security and poverty. In Africa, 70% of the people earn a living and support their family by farming a small plot of land. However, they must rely on seasonal, unpredictable rainfall to grow crops, and...
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  • Bringing Hope to War-Torn Communities in Northern Uganda

    Sister Rosemary has dedicated her life to rescuing children and mothers in Northern Uganda who have been devastated by war. During a 20-year period of vicious armed conflict in northern Uganda, woman and children were captured by rebels and forced to...
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  • Providing a Family for Orphans in Romania

    In 1989, when communism fell in Romania, many major news organizations became aware of the inhumane conditions for the 100,000 children in state-run orphanages. One ABC news article described what they saw: “Young children in straightjackets, group...
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  • Rescuing Orphans in Uganda

    Sam Tushabe became an orphan at twelve years old. His mother’s last wish was for him to finish school. To honor her wish, Sam took all the money he had- a few dollars- and met with the local headmaster. In Uganda, school is very expensive because s...
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