Kumi Hospital Compassionate Fund Your details: Title _____ Name ___________________________ Address ___________________________________ ___________________________________________ _________________
Email: _____________________________________ I enclose a one-off donation of £___________
I would like to give monthly by Standing order. Standing Order Details: To: The Manager ____________________________ (Bank/Building Society) I would like to give £_______ each month, by standing order, to Teso Development Trust, starting on ____________ (date) until further notice. Bank or building society address: ___________________________________________ ____________________ Post code ______________ Your account number: ________________________ Sort code: ____________ Signed: _______________________ Date: _______ Gift Aid declaration – for past, present & future donations.
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(Please tick all boxes you wish to apply.) I confirm I have paid or will pay an amount of Income Tax and/or Capital Gains Tax for each tax year (6 April to 5 April) that is at least equal to the amount of tax that all the charities or Community Amateur Sports Clubs (CASCs) that I donate to will reclaim on my gifts for that tax year. I understand that other taxes such as VAT and Council Tax do not qualify. I understand the charity will reclaim 28p of tax on every £1 that I gave up to 5 April 2008 and will reclaim 25p of tax on every £1 that I give on or after 6 April 2008.
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Kumi Hospital is a not-for-profit hospital with 300 beds, 7 doctors, 76 nurses and midwives and 4 main operating theatres. It serves about 1 million people within a 50km radius. Only about 30% of the population have any disposable income to pay for even the cheapest care. It is estimated that at least four people die every month at Kumi Hospital because they cannot afford a treatment. One member of staff commented that “A child should not die just because they break their arm.” Kumi Hospital compassionate fund was set up to enable the hospital to treat the poor – allocating an average of £12.50 per patient. This small amount is enough to provide emergency treatment and save lives. Teso Development Trust is developing a network of people in the UK who will give to this fund. Remember just £12.50 will enable the hospital to provide emergency treatment and save lives! Please consider joining with us to see lives saved and futures changed. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. “And the King will say, ‘I tell you the truth, when you did it to one of the least of these my brothers and sisters, you were doing it to me!’” Matthew 25:40 (NLT)
Kumi Hospital Compassionate Fund For people living in Teso, in a medical emergency, the amount of cash in your pocket can literally determine whether you live or die; the money in your home can determine whether your child walks or sees. The Compassionate Fund, supported by people like you, pays for life-saving care and life-changing treatment for those who can’t afford to buy it. Emuge, was 2 and a half years when he was admitted to Kumi Hospital hospital with meningitis. He had convulsions, bulging fontanelle and unconscious. Life-saving intervention was given, including oxygen, intensive care and antibiotics. The bill was overwhelming at £88, and the family could barely manage to find half. The compassionate fund covered the balance… The child improved and recovered after 2 weeks on care. Another life saved!
Join us in saving lives and changing futures
Join with us to see lives saved and futures changed?
£12 can provide life-saving emergency care
£30 can restore a persons sight
£60 can enable a child to walk
Your gifts, small our large, WILL stop more people from dying and give more people a better quality of life. You can be donate by standing order or cheque. Please fill out the form in this leaflet and send to: Teso Development Trust Compassionate Fund 15 Eildon Hills Close Castle Grange Hull HU7 4ZJ Gift Aid…. If you are a UK tax-payer, TDT is able to claim back 25p from HMRC for every £1 you donate (provided you have paid enough tax to cover the claim). If you would like us to claim ‘Gift Aid on your donations please fill in the box over leaf, indicating whether we should make the claim only on this donation, your previous donations and / or your future donation. Please notify us if you: Want to cancel this declaration Change your name or home address No longer pay sufficient tax on your income and/or capital gains. If you pay Income Tax at the higher or additional rate and want to receive the additional tax relief due to you, you must include all your Gift Aid donations on your Self Assessment tax return or ask HM Revenue and Customs to adjust your tax code.
Teso Development Trust is a registered charity in England. Charity Number: 1005139
How the Compassionate Fund saved a life… Okuku John Michael is a 6 month old baby boy from Oseera Aduuka Ongino. While being fed breakfast by his mother, Okuku choked on his rice and fish and inhaled some of the food into his lungs, including a fish bone. Okuku began coughing and had serious breathing difficulties. He was rushed to Kumi Hospital and given treatment which stabilised him for an hour. His condition then worsened and the doctor referred him to Mbale Hospital (55km away) to see the ENT surgeon. He was driven immediately to Mbale using the Kumi Hospital vehicle and the fishbone was removed from his lung. Okuku is now fully recovered.
… And changed a future... Faith was born without lower legs. For the first few years of her life, Faith was unable to walk. She was excluded from playing with the other children in her village, and this impacted her social development. Faith was also unable to go to school. Her future looked very bleak—destined to an existence of relying on the care of her family, and being unable to contribute to her community.
Faith and her family were discovered by an out-reach social worker from Kumi Hospital. They are
The Kumi Hospital Compassionate Fund paid £4 consultation fees and £20 transport fees, and guaranteed the surgeon’s fee. Okuku’s parents sold their cow and paid the 300,000 UGX surgeon’s fee at the government Mbale Regional Hospital, the cost of an emergency procedure. Okuku is alive because the Kumi Hospital Compassionate Fund was immediately available to fund the emergency transport and treatment.
subsistence farmers have very disposable income, and no means of paying for any treatment for Faith. The social worker brought the family to Kumi Hospital for assessment. Thanks to the Compassionate Fund, Faith was able to have 2 artificial legs made and underwent 6 months of physiotherapy. The total cost was £60! Faith is now able to walk and run—being able to join with the rest of the children in school and play. She will now be able to work and raise a family. Her future has been changed!