Our Visit to Buburi

Our Visit to Buburi

It is great to go and visit the clinic in Buburi as it reminds us why we became involved in the first place and see for ourselves what a difference it makes to people’s lives. It gives us the opportunity to monitor how our donors’ money is being spent,...
Agnetta

Agnetta

Case Study: Agnetta Several years ago Agnetta, who is in her eighties, had an amputation of her leg following a very severe infection with Jiggers, or sand flea larvae. She is now too weak to walk and has also lost her sight.Elderly subsistence farmers like Agnetta...
Into the Future

Into the Future

In 2013 Friends of Buburi put in place a strategic plan for handing over the complete running of the clinic to the Community Based Organisation by 2020. This means the clinic will be fully run and managed by the community for the community.  The appointment of a...
Period Power

Period Power

We’ve been completely overwhelmed by the amazing results of our sanitary pad project. Here’s what a local Headteacher told us: Absenteeism is down by 40% across the school. It’s a co-ed school, and this figure is due to girls not missing school when they...
Charlotte’s story

Charlotte’s story

Charlotte is three years old and was in nursery school when she fell ill and was brought home by other children to her mother Ivyne. She had a fever, convulsions and was vomiting. Her mum started to treat her at home for Malaria but quickly realised that she needed to...

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