Bulamu Healthcare treated 61,588 patients at our 2019 Supercamps and continued to create programs that sustainably support Uganda's healthcare infrastructure. In everything we do, we track every dollar and provide full transparency for our generous donors. You can review our financial audits and reports from 2019 here: IRS Form 990 for 2019 Audit Report and 2019 [...]
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We started strong in 2020 at the February Supercamp in Budaka District, treating a Bulamu-record 17,206 patients in one week at an average cost of $5.10 per patient. Over 5 days we treated 6% of the entire population of Budaka District. The "True Value Analysis" of the services we provided demonstrates how far every dollar goes [...]
2019 was a year of growth for Bulamu's Primary Care medical camp program. We had 5 Supercamps where Bulamu's team provided care for more than 61,000 patients, a 44% increase in 2019 (compared to 2018). We hope you will enjoy this video to summarize a few of the highlights from our medical camp program over [...]
We are glad to announce that Bulamu's medical camps for 2020 are scheduled for the following dates: Date Location February 10-14, 2020 Budaka District, Eastern Region June 22-26, 2020 TBD August 17-21, 2020 TBD October 19-23, 2020 TBD We will provide updates as soon as the locations are determined. There may also be an [...]
Bulamu Healthcare hosted a weeklong Supercamp near Masindi, Uganda, in November 2019. Watch this video to see Bulamu in action:
Bulamu CEO Dick Chandler announced the appointment of Richard Siegler as President of Bulamu Healthcare effective August 15, 2019. Siegler will share the operational management and fundraising duties that Chandler had previously handled alone. Richard’s background and skills are well suited for the challenges of helping lead Bulamu to the next level. His 11 years of [...]
Our August Supercamp in Kyegegwa set a new Bulamu record, treating 15,625 patients at a cost of under $5.00 each. Our partners, the Kyegegwa Local Government District in Western Uganda, turned over the campus of the Kyegegwa Health Center IV to us, which we supplemented with 30 rental tents and 2,000 chairs. We staff the camps with 200 Ugandan [...]
We shifted to the Kumi District in eastern Uganda for our April camp, a poorer region that is relatively underserved in terms of healthcare facilities. Amazingly, we treated nearly 12,000 patients in one week—a Bulamu record! Our staff of 320 health professionals, some supplied by the District and our other partner organizations, worked tirelessly throughout the [...]
Gerald Atwine receives a Certificate of Appreciation from Mr. Debele Peter, Resident District Commissioner of the District of Arua. Bulamu is receiving increasing recognition and media coverage for its humanitarian work in Uganda. January 10, 2018. In a ceremony at the Arua Camp on November 21, 2017, Mr. Debele Peter, Resident District Commissioner [...]
November 28, 2017. Bulamu Healthcare, a non-profit organization that provides primary medical care to the people of rural Uganda, announced today a $125,000 Challenge Fund in honor of its co-founder, Jim Balassone, who passed away in May 2017. The Fund will match dollar-for-dollar all donations made to Bulamu between now and December 31, 2018. The [...]