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Airtel Uganda Hands over a refurbished Kisaasi COU Health Centre

The Not – for- profit Health center serves the areas of Kisaasi, Kanyanya, Kikaaya and Kulambiro and surrounding areas

Kisaasi; Airtel Uganda the Smartphone Network with the widest 4G coverage in Uganda, has today handed over a fully refurbished Kisaasi Church of Uganda (CoU) Health Centre in a project worth UGX 50 million aimed at boosting services delivery in the community.

Rajesh Agrawal the Networks Director at Airtel Uganda, who led the Airtel team, said, “Through our strong Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) agenda, we realigned our investments in sustainable transformative partnerships in Agriculture, Digital Education, Financial Inclusion and Health under our Airtel Cares Program.

 

Rajesh Agrawal, (C), Networks Director at Airtel Uganda, Asiimwe Brian, (R), Health Facility Incharge at Kisaasi Church of Uganda Health Centre III, and Rev. Aloni Mulondo Kyamaggwa, of Kisaasi Church of Uganda Parish during the commissioning of the newly refurbished Kisaasi Church of Uganda (CoU) Health Centre. The project worth UGX 50 million is aimed at boosting service delivery in the community

It is from this program that we were able to extend support to the health center that includes: A 10,000 liters water tank fully installed with gutters for water harvesting and a plinth constructed for it.

Internal and external wall and floor works for the administration block and maternal center

Painting of the administration and maternal center

Renovation and upgrade of the Health Center VIP Donation of Mama Kits to 120 expectant mothers that will be used as they give life

He added, “An improved health care system and center shall attract more mothers, the youth, and other patients to make use of health services within walking distance and improve their health seeking behaviors.”

 

The newly refurbished Kisaasi Church of Uganda (CoU) Health Centre. The project worth UGX 50 million is aimed at boosting service delivery in the community

Airtel Uganda, the 100% 4 Smartphone Network, also called upon the health facility to embrace telemedicine solutions that make use of the internet that allows medical practitioners to exchange ideas across the world.

While receiving the donation, Dr. Prosper Baryamujura the Head of Human Resources at Kisaasi CoU Health Centre noted, “We appreciate the support that Airtel Uganda has extended to us. We are confident that the support will go a long way in serving the community efficiently as the health center is a focal point that serves the communities of Kisaasi, Kanyanya, Kikaaya and Kulambiro.”

 

Airtel Officials together with expectant mothers posing for a photo after receiving mama kits. This was during the commissioning of the newly refurbished Kisaasi Church of Uganda (CoU) Health Centre. The project worth UGX 50 million is aimed at boosting service delivery in the community

“We deeply understand that a healthy population is every country’s critical resource, and we remain committed to seeking partnerships that can help improve health services delivery and reduce the disease burden in the community” Rajesh concluded.

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