Monday, February 15, 2010

MaNdate 7 Kyangwali refugees receive an additional 1,200 mosquito nets

January 2010, Jim and Beth Heckel, Joe Bergholz and Charity Watson; Think Humanity board members and volunteers spent time in Uganda visiting projects in the Kyangwali Refugee Settlement Camp in Hoima District and the Acholi Quarter Camp for internally displaced person located outside Kampala.
Program Manager, Wereje Benson with other volunteers, demonstrate the proper use of a mosquito net.

The video shows the demonstration.

Joe Bergholz is shown giving nets to the refugees. Most of them were from the village of Rwenyawawa and had to walk several hours to get their $5 net.

Charity Watson, University of Colorado pre-med student speaks to the crowd.

Below, Joe gives nets to the refugees as their names are called from the list.

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