Uganda: Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement Project, Nakivale Refugee Settlement Burundian Refugee Support

RMF Drug Donation to Nakivale Health Centre III

October 09, 2015

Naku Charles Lwanga

Below are photos of the medicines and medical supplies that RMF bought in Kampala and delivered to Nakivale Refugee Settlement. RMF was received warmly by the Refugee Desk Officer Mr. Omondi Walter.  The supplies delivered by RMF were mainly anti-malarial drugs, antibiotics, pain killers, it was assessed and requested by the health workers at Nakivale Health Centre III and II.  Below is the medical personnel receiving the drugs at Nakivale Health Centre III. These medicines and medical supplies were essential to treat the large amount of patients who had been coming as refugees to the two health centers in Nakivale Refugee Settlement.  


The Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement in Bweyale, Uganda, is a UNHCR managed refugee settlement that provides shelter, land, and support for more than 100,000 people. They are comprised of refugees from Kenya, DR Congo, Rwanda, Burundi, and South Sudan. RMF has partnered with UNHCR in supporting Kiryandango Refugee Settlement, the surrounding community of Bweyale, and the greater Kiryandongo District (an additional 266,197 people) with health care, education, and vocational training since 2008.


  • To serve as a health care implementation partner with the UNHCR and Ugandan Government
  • To provide health care services to over 100,000 refugees and persons in the community via the Panyadoli Health Centres
  • To provide skills training for South Sudanese refugees to enable them to become self-reliant