The aim of the internship: is the support of the Kawempe Home Care (KHC) in its aim to enable its beneficiaries to generate income for a decent living and sustainably operate KHC. The support of income generating activities and relative financial stability of infected individuals and their households play a pivotal role in KHC’s approach. KHC is committed to preventing the further spread of Tuberculosis (TB) and HIV/Aids in the communities through awareness raising campaigns, offering HIV/Aids and TB testing services and care programs.
Kawempe Home Care is a private not for profit Organization that started in 2007 to provide holistic care and support to people living with HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and Cancer in Kawempe Division, Kampala and Wakiso Districts. The organization was initiated by a group of devoted health professionals who intended to develop a sustainable community model of holistic care that comprises treatment, prevention and support. Due to the vulnerability of the population, one of KHC‘s main service‘s is to offer palliative day care for HIV/AIDS and TB infected community members. As a medical centre KHC also provides testing services, treatment and drug supply. In addition KHC carries out community social support activities, and runs a teens club for skills training, for example through the „Beads for Education Project“ patients are enabled to earn an income.
Further information: internship tender PDF
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