Guiding Light Orphanage Returns From Medical Camp Mission to Uganda

Guiding-Light-OrphanageWe at Mitchell Auto  Cares want to congratulate the Guiding Light Orphanage on their recent successful medical camp mission to Uganda

Guiding Light Orphanage,  Inc is a non–profit organization dedicated to providing support to HIV/ AIDS and critically vulnerable children of Rural Uganda in the District of Masindi.   These children will receive free, basic health care, quality education, and the knowledge and skills to promote self- sustainability with the goal of breaking the vicious cycle of chronic hunger and poverty.

On their recent medical camp trip this past March Guiding Light Orphanage carried out the following activities:

· Immunizations

· Vitamin Supplements

· Anti parasitic medication

· HIV/AIDS testing and referral’s for treatment

· Family planning education and Cervical Cancer Testing

· Toothbrush/tooth paste were distributed to children and adults

· Afri Pads demonstration and distribution of ( 200 pads to our teenage girls)

· Malaria Testing and treatment (Of 150 tested 100 had Malaria)

· Demonstration and Provision of mosquito nets

· Nutritional Education

· Distribution of First Aid Kits to Nyantonzi Primary school

· Scholastic Materials

· Epilepsy Treatment and counseling