Project Goal: Provide one container with $500,000 worth of medical supplies and equipment to Lacor Hospital benefiting over 250,000 patients seen at the hospital and surrounding clinics per year; container will then be repurposed into a bunkhouse for farmhands
Purpose/Benefit: Project C.U.R.E. is the largest provider of donated medical supplies and equipment to developing countries around the world. Lacor Hospital is a private, non-profit hospital serving more than 250,000 patients annually with a vast range of diagnostic, therapeutic and preventative medical services. Children five and under comprise 32% of the patients. The hospital is also at the forefront of health training in Uganda — 350 resident students attend the hospital’s schools for training in nursing, laboratory and anesthesia practices, health education and AIDS counseling services. Lacor also serves as a university teaching site for the Government University of Gulu Faculty of Medicine.