Diaspora Initiatives | Twegaite International Joins Rehabilitation of Jinja Referral Hospital Cancer Center

Posted April 29, 2014 by Ugandan Diaspora News Team in Diaspora Initiatives ~ 3,532 views


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Twegaite Jinja Hospital Cancer Center — Twegaite International Organization (TIO) and friends are proud to join the fight against cancer in Uganda beginning with the construction of a modern medical facility at Jinja Regional Referral Hospital in Uganda.

This Phase 1

Development involves rehabilitating a former Grade B unit into a cancer treatment unit. Once completed in Phase 3, the cancer center will be used to provide palliative care, screening, educational, and regional laboratory testing services.

Twegaite, in collaboration with Jinja Hospital and the Uganda Cancer Institute, is asking for your support in meeting this initial but critical Phase 1 need; we are looking to raise $25,000! Click to learn more about Twegaite and Jinja Hospital. Initial repairs have began, see attached

Phase 2: will be equipping the new cancer unit starting and optimizing operations
Phase 3: will major construction of a $5 M facility (see attached architectural concept in projects booklet)
Phase 4: will be equipping and service optimizations.
Phase 5: will be construction of the research and education center.

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Fundraisers are later planned this year for DC, Los Angeles, San Diego, Boston and Uganda, look out for announcements.
These cancer efforts are led by Twegaite and the Uganda Cancer Institute. It’s an initiative by all of home at home in Uganda, the Diaspora and all friends and supporters

Here is how you can support this Initiative:

*Giving Online
*Direct deposit to Twegaite International Bank of America Account #325026939160, Routing # 121000358 (Notes Twegaite Jinja Cancer Unit).
*Sending a check payable to Twegaite International Organization, 3580 Brentridge Drive, Corona CA 92881 USA.
*Or contacting Betsy Waibi Zikusoka in Uganda at 0793187131,

For More Inquiries Please Visit — Key Links

Fundraiser site:

Andrew Mwasse
Co Chairman (Board of Directors)
International Twegaite Organization
T 508-271-9898 | M 781-799-5949

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