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i.HUG Foundation Receives International Grant: Hires a School Nurse to Improve Student Health and Learning
Date:2/13/2009

the broader community, where extreme poverty often undermines access to basic healthcare.

Through a combination of school outreach and home visits, the nurse handles routine but important tasks that greatly contribute to the lives of the children. i.HUG's efforts are also strengthened through its alliances with the local-area Hope Clinic, which provides HIV testing and treatment, and Medical Access Uganda Limited, which pays for a consulting physician and other vital resources.

About i.HUG

Established in January 2006, The I Help Uganda Grow (i.HUG) Foundation is a 501c3 nonprofit group whose mission is to reach out to disadvantaged and orphaned children in Uganda by providing them with an education, access to healthcare, and an environment that fosters their physical, social and emotional development. In order to ensure the sustainability of the mission, i.HUG strives to use local resources and to leverage its successes to benefit the entire community. For more information, visit www.iHUGfoundation.org.


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