Nkokonjeru Providence Cheshire Services

Nkokonjeru Providence Cheshire Home is the oldest service founded in 1926 by Mother Kevin, an Irish Franciscan Missionary Sister.  The home was meant to provide residence for the elderly and homeless patients who attended the St Francis Hospital Nkokonjeru also establish by Mother Kevin.  In the 1980s, the Little Sisters of St Francis started collaboration with Leonard Cheshire Foundation who supported institutional capacity development till the 1990s.  Since then the home became a member of the Cheshire Services Uganda.  The Centre support disabled people with mobility appliances, education, livelihoods training in baking, shoe making, tailoring, agriculture, handcraft, literacy trainings and treatment of epilepsy in collaboration with Butabika National Mental Hospital.  The centre also carries out community based programmes including resettling of young people with disabilities in their communities after rehabilitation.  Currently, due to the HIV/AIDS epidemic, the home has also opened doors for HIV/AIDs orphans.

Contact

P.O Box 72,Nkokonjeru Uganda

Website: www.providencehomeuganda.org

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