We've heard from the mountain that immediate needs include tents, medical supplies, food and foot-ware. Given the cost of shipping goods to the mountain, and the difficulty in distributing them to those needed most, we invite you to show your support by:
If you've landed here you've likely heard of the recent landslides in Uganda. Over 200,000 farmers living around Mt. Elgon have been displaced. Their food stores have washed away, their seeds and crops have drowned and disappeared along with the eroded topsoil which would nurture next season's harvest. For a place and people working hard towards a better life, this landslide has been a huge setback for development in this region.
(1 doctor each)
REPUBLIC OF UGANDA
37% below nat’l
Density - 119 /km² 308 /sq mi
$49.92 billion (2005)
Sources: The World Bank; International
Monetary Fund; Iganga Municipal Council; UNICEF;
Iganga District NGO/CBO Forum
Iganga is organized under the laws of the State of Illinois,
United States and is a tax-exempt not-for-profit organization
approved under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code
(tax ID#: 72-1621172).