Buckobero Community Health Centre

Who We Are

David Wamuwaya

Clinic Director

David is a registered nurse with ten years of experience. He was born in the Bududa District and is passionately committed to the health of his community. He believes not only in the importance of good medical care but the importance of health education so people can remain healthy. David is working closely with the CBO to establish the Bukobero Community Health Centre and will be the Clinic Director when it is completed. Currently, David is working at Bwindi Community Hospital in southwestern Uganda in the HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment Program.

Sheila Hosner

Development Officer

Sheila has a Master of Science in International Health from Charite´ Medical School in Berlin, Germany. She has worked in Rwanda with Tulane University’s Country Program and with the World Health Organization in Geneva. In Uganda, Sheila worked at Bwindi Community Hospital for over two years where she coordinated a program providing medical care to the under-served. Under her leadership, the program grew over ten-fold. Sheila is the Development Officer for the project.

Bukobero Community Health Centre CBO Officers

Constant Makwa

Chairperson

Constant is retired from a 22-year career teaching building construction trades in technical colleges, including Uganda Technical College – Elgon and Kasodo Technical Institute.  He now farms and grows coffee.  A long-time community leader, Constant will oversee the construction of the health facility.

Modesta Namwokoyi

Vice Chairperson

Modesta is a teacher by profession and has a passion for working with the disabled, youth, and orphans. Modesta co-leads CBO meetings and helps mobilize the women of the community, learning their concerns and sharing them with the leadership of the CBO.

Fred Peter Maira Mutsaka

Secretary

Peter is a certified accountant and is employed by the local government to promote small businesses and help develop new income generating activities. Fred is the secretary for meetings and coordinates banking and auditing for the CBO.

Patrick Kibet

Community Mobilizer

Patrick is a teacher and spends many of his off hours walking the hills surrounding the community to engage others and encourage their support of the Bukobero Community Health Centre. He is working to develop a team of mobilizers.

Mission

Remain alert to the well-being of those we serve through providing quality health care, education, outreach, innovative services, and supporting income generating activities for sustainable services through established medical and administrative structural systems.

Vision

To have a healthy and productive community free from preventable disease and impacts of disasters, and with quality health services accessible to all.

Values

Dignity and Reverence

Recognizing every life as a gift from God, so each individual is inherently valued.

Quality

Maintain highest standards and achieve them by continually measuring and improving our outcomes.

Innovation

Welcome changes, encourage invention and continually seek better, more efficient ways to our goals.

Teamwork

Collaborate and share knowledge to benefit patients and communities for the advancement of our mission.

Service

Exceed our patients and/or communities expectations for comfort and convenience.

Integrity

Adhere to high moral principles and professional standards by a commitment to honesty, confidentiality, trust, respect and transparency.

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