Service Learning in Uganda
In January 2014, Justine Tutuska, Chair of Health Care Studies, and four students participated in service learning projects at the Bethlehem Parent School and Orphanage and Rakai Women's Group in Uganda. The group assisted in a variety of projects which included building onto the girl's dormitory, training 9 nurses, teachers and community leaders in becoming instructors of infant massage for their local communities, and teaching educational sessions on HIV. A session on menstruation was also given and the group provided cloth menstrual pad kits to the girls. Clothing was also provided to all of the secondary school children and solar lights to the school and women in the village of Nakagongo.
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