Uganda COVID-19 Oxygen Emergency Relief


Give the gift of breathing by sending Oxygen machines for COVID-19 patients  

Right now, oxygen is in short supply at Uganda’s hospitals, causing unnecessary deaths. The COVID-19 Task Force and the Uganda Medical Association have stated that oxygen concentrators are urgently needed to save lives. Oxygen machines have been reserved in New York, and are to be delivered to Toronto for shipment to Uganda via Ethiopian Airlines by Thursday, August 26th, 2021. Join the COVID-19 Support Network to make this happen! Together we can.
A total of $40,000 in contributions and pledges have been received, and the hope is for at least $35,000 more to be received in order to reach the new goal of $75,000. This will procure about 100 oxygen machines with accessories and power converters at discounted prices. How much can you contribute? Charitable receipts can be issued if needed, and major donations will be recognized here and by the health officials in Uganda. Please support generously.  

The team mobilizing this effort wrote to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada to ensure vaccines and PPEs are provided to Uganda directly or through the COVAX system. A response has been received, copying the Minister of International Development! However, what is needed urgently are the Oxygen Concentrators as requested by the Ugandan health officials. Hear from them in the event video:

In the past few weeks, 16 medical doctors in Uganda have died of COVID-19; the leading university in the country lost three heads of department; ICU capacity reached limits; 16% of students in one school contracted the disease; and one family lost all three family members. The situation is bad, yet epidemiologists expect a 3rd wave! Please donate generously as these machines will save lives both now and later. Share this widely among your contacts.  

Updates and an accountability report will be provided as this COVID-19 Support Network has members with great track records, including those who have worked with the Government of Canada, the Canadian Red Cross and others. Participants include the Transformation Institute, Maama Watali Foundation, Uganda Diaspora Network and others. The media will publish, broadcast and document the shipment as well as delivery in Canada, Uganda and internationally.

Contribute generously to save lives. Time is of the essence.

Let us demonstrate our common humanity today. 

- Maama Watali Foundation 
-Transformation Institute 
-Uganda Diaspora Network

Fundraising team (3)

Maama Watali Foundation
Kanata, ON
Lydia Muyingo
Team member
Transformation Institute
Team member

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