Save for Health Uganda

“Community Solidarity For Quality Health”

Save for Health Uganda (SHU) is a local NGO legally mandated to operated country-wide. Our VISION is “Healthier families with simplified access to quality health care” and MISSION is “To enhance the quality of health of Ugandans through self-managed Community Health Financing (CHF) schemes”. We are currently operating in 11 districts of Luwero, Nakaseke, Nakasongola, Bushenyi, Sheema, Mitooma, Mityana, Kassanda, Iganga, Mayuge Bugweri and our head office is located in Nansana Municipality, Wakiso district.

Our Key Focus Areas;

Community Health Financing (CHF)

This program aims to;
(a) Ease access to quality health care services and protect vulnerable families from catastrophic healthcare-related expenditures. (b) Advocate for both local and national policies that promote equity in accessing quality healthcare services for all citizens.

Household Livelihood Improvement

This program aims to; (a) Equip people from low-income families with skills and knowledge in starting and sustaining income-generating activities (IGAs) (b) Link the families to partner Micro-Finance Intitutions that to offer affordable loans to boost their IGAs.

Quality Health Care Service Delivery

This program aims to; (a) Empower partner health care providers’ staff with skills in Patient-Centred Care (PCC) and lobby for establishment of PCC facilities (b) Empower community members with knowledge on Patients’ rights/responsibilities and skills to advocate for delivery of quality healthcare services.

Women’s Health and Empowerment

This program aims to; (a) Empower women with knowledge to participate in key decision making regarding access to quality health care services both at family and community level. (b) Empower women to take elective leadership positions at all levels in government and private sector programs.

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CHF Schemes

Munno Mu Bulwadde Union of Schemes Organisation (MBUSO)

Western Ankole Tweragurize Schemes’ Association (WATSA)

Munno Mu Bulwadde Schemes’ Cooperation Mechanism (MSCOM)

Central Region Urban Munno Mu Bulwadde Scheme-Luwero (CRUMBS-L)

Busoga Region Association of Tweidhandhabe Schemes (BURATS)