Saving Lives with Education

Saving Lives with Education

Rose Uganda Fellows are set to help curb the increasing number of infants’ deaths with our revolutionary and comprehensive neonatal healthcare program. Kanungu, Uganda, September 14, 2020: Rose Academies – Uganda today announced the signing of an agreement with the District Health Offices in Kanungu to provide pregnant women and new mothers with our comprehensive healthcare program. Our objectives are to reduce the high number of neonatal deaths that are currently taking a Ugandan infant’s […]

It began with a story…

It began with a story…

Over 2 years ago, a visit to a rural village in Uganda to beta test a reproductive health program, set the foundation to Rose Academies’ healthcare education program. The beta testing of an application program was a complete success. Why? Because the application program was easy to navigate and featured simple graphics and vocabulary that was easy to understand. *Hedhi Help is a sexual development application program that was developed by Santa Clara University’s Frugal Innovation Hub. As […]

Keeping Girls in School Every day. Period.

Keeping Girls in School Every day. Period.

February 25, 2016 In January our package finally arrived – a bit tattered but in one piece. Excitement filled the air as the girls waited impatiently to see the contents of this mysterious package from America. The girls squealed with delight as their teacher, Parchibell Feka, opened the box to reveal over a dozen dignity kits containing washable sanitary pads, panties, and a bar of soap. While Ms. Feka was distributing the pads, one of the boys in the class stated that he […]

Tell a story and save a life

Tell a story and save a life

Children are dying for lack of healthcare knowledge Over 2.9 million Sub Saharan children die every year before they reach the age of 5. Thirty-six percent of those deaths were a result of pneumonia, malaria and diarrhea which could have been prevented. Most rural villagers have little or no education, are illiterate and have limited knowledge about diseases. Based upon our success with Hedhi Help, we chose to implement the same approach in creating disease […]