PROJECTS – 2011 In January of 2011 IHA board personnel and community volunteers loaded 1200 + lbs. of humanitarian goods in a 20 ft. container and shipped it to Uganda. Material collected over a three year period by a number of non-profit organizations included text books, 400 boxes of freeze dried food, tools, and solar panels. SUMMER 2010 HUMANITARIAN MISSION Orphanage Addition - Funded [...]
With a very large donation of approx. 300 used solar panels, IHA plans to install solar power in 50 rural schools (and 10 hospitals/clinics) in Uganda. Each school will be provided with one to two laptop computers with learning software. This project will provide additional educational opportunities for an estimated 10,000 children.
Starting with one loan in 2009, IHA has made loans to 21 women managed groups involving 250 families in rural communities in Uganda. Groups are loaned an initial 400,000 shillings (approximately $160) at 10% per year interest to start a self-sustaining business. If the loan is paid back on time, the group becomes eligible for a [...]