A life transformed.

In May we visited Kagando hospital in Western Uganda for the second time, having been there for the first time in November last year. They are only just beginning to establish a mental health service. I ( Dr. Maureen) spent the morning in clinic with Robert, psychiatric nurse, and George, a clinical officer. A mix […]

Hugh’s account of the Grand Opening of the new Ahumuza centre!

Over the last few years a lot of people have very generously donated to Jamie’s Fund and so, by the beginning of 2016, we were in a position to begin building a new mental health unit at Kisiizi Hospital. A British architect designed a very swish building but after lengthy discussions about the costs and […]

A Long Walk for Jamie

Hugh Burgess, Chair of Jamie’s Fund is taking three months away from his role as Priest in Charge of the Halkyn Mountain Parishes in North Wales to walk the 1500 miles to Santiago in Northern Spain, starting at the end of February 2016.  He is also raising money for Jamie’s Fund while he walks. You […]

Let The Building Commence!

The contract for the construction of the new mental health centre at Kisiizi was signed on the 15th January, 2016 and a ceremony to mark the groundbreaking is planned for early February.  We’ll post photos as soon as we have them. The contractor is an experienced builder with good references, based only about 25 miles away from the […]