Sending Health and Hope to Jinja, Uganda
We have sent a 40′ container of donated medical supplies and equipment to Jinja, Uganda! A young boy named Patrick had been suffering from an undiagnosed heart condition in his hometown of Jinja. Whisper’s Magical Children’s Hospital , the local hospital in Jinja,was not able to provide the necessary medical treatment. Patrick was flown to Louisville for treatment but unfortunately, the condition had taken its toll on Patrick’s small body and he died soon after arriving in Louisville. SOS pulled together a coalition of advocates to send supplies and equipment to Whisper’s Magical Children’s Hospital in Patrick’s hometown. As we loaded the container at SOS headquarters, it was a celebration and a recognition that one child’s heartbreaking story can lead to the hope of medical treatment for an entire community.
Listen below to SOS President & CEO Denise Sears describe our medical donation to Uganda!