Rising Stars- The Hillman Scholars in East Africa

December 13, 2017By Josephine De FreitasHillman Fund No Comments

Supporting rising stars and future leaders in healthcare is a powerful way to impact long term health outcomes  around the world. The Hillman Fund provides awards and support for healthcare students and professionals who demonstrate exceptional potential leadership skills. Every year, we provide research awards for top medical students in Kenya. We support the research projects of 2 young physicians in Uganda … Read More

Impact through Peers Project Update

September 6, 2017By Josephine De FreitasHillman Fund No Comments

The Impact Through Peers Project Peer Group Club in Mbarara Secondary School in one of their meetings preparing for rehearsals being addressed by the group chairperson. Impact Through Peers Project has established and operationalised Peer Group Clubs in six secondary schools. The Peer Group Club in Mbarara Secondary School has fourty five members and under … Read More

Breastfeeding support in Nairobi

December 14, 2016By Josephine De FreitasHillman Fund No Comments

Hillman Medical Education Outreach To celebrate mother’s day in 2016 a team of postgraduate students from Department of Paediatrics and Child Health University of Nairobi conducted a half-day session on ‘Empowering Mothers to enjoy motherhood. The facilitators were Dr Douglas Gaitho (also the Chief Resident) and Dr Priscilla Nganga. Prof Grace Irimu mentored the trainee … Read More

Where your donation goes!

November 16, 2016By Josephine De FreitasGeneral Interest No Comments

ultrasound, birthing bed and teaching doll Number of people directly impacted 9704 Summary EDUCATION 2 schools fully supported 187 children 6 schools partially supported 800 children 24 university scholarships 139 high school scholarships 41 staff employed 575 enrichment classes/activities 3 Buildings + 5 water tanks 38 computers + 1 sewing machine 240 school and sports … Read More