The first Kit Yamoyo Flexi-packs go East and West

We are very pleased to have a strong relationship with the people within the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) who deal with ORS and Zinc. Since I met the teams in Uganda and India, CHAI have signed a global agreement with us to enable all relevant staff to access our trial findings through our open […]

The India Report

Arriving in India is a shock to the senses. All of them. I flew into Kochi from Uganda via Ethiopia and Mumbai and India hits you immediately. In Uganda, the driving was pretty scary but it has nothing on India. Here,there is no margin for error with motorbikes, cars and lorries gliding and lurching and […]

The Uganda Report

I have been very fortunate to have spent the week with the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) team in Kampala on a knowledge/ideas exchange visit. The visit was made possible because of a mutual interest in access to ORS and Zinc for diarrhoea treatment and a lot of goodwill on the part of several people. […]

Multiply your money | Invest in ColaLife (or book a holiday & help that way too)

You may have noticed that we are on a fundraising drive. But before I tell you why we are doing this, let me tell you how we have multiplied the money we have received from individual supporters so far. To date we have received about £10,000 in donations, to put together the partnership and develop […]

Intelligence from Kenya and Uganda

We have been in Pretoria today staying with Judy and Ian Goldman. Ian is a member of the ColaLife Virtual Advisory Board. The focus has been on catching up with emails and amongst these was this great report from ColaLife supporter Stewart Martin who is just back from a trip to Kenya and Uganda. Hi […]

So what is, who is, WeCan-Ugan? (Part 2)

Here is the second part of Muhammad Atif’s account of the recent WeCan-Ugan trip to northern Uganda. During the trip the WeCan-Ugan team undertook research for ColaLife. WeCan-Ugan (Education) – What We Did The WeCan-Ugan team During the civil war some areas in northern Uganda were particularly hard hit. The Barlonyo massacre killed 482 Ugandans […]

So what is, who is, WeCan-Ugan?

We received a huge contribution to the development of the ColaLife concept last week from WeCan-Ugan. It took the form of a report summarising a very large survey of the views of people in northern Uganda on ColaLife. The report can be downloaded here. WeCan-Ugan operates under the umbrella of King’s College SIFE (Students in […]

ColaLife research Northern Uganda

Click image to download the report (PDF, 684KB) I’ve reported before on the work of a group of young people from Kings College London in Northern Uganda: WeCan Ugan. WeCan Ugan work in partnership a local grassroots NGO called HORARD (Hope Revival Agency for Rural Development) in an area that was changed forever and faces unique […]

Another water sterilisation option? Colloidal Silver (CS)

I had a very interesting meeting yesterday morning (18/4/11) with Lindsay Smith who is working for World Health Alliance International to broaden the market for SilverDYNE from beyond its use today in disaster relief situations. SilverDYNE is a silver-based product that sterlises water at the point of use. One 30ml bottle is enough to sterilise […]

News from WeCan Ugan, Uganda

I reported earlier about a trip by a group of young people from Kings College to northern Uganda. Well they’ve been and they are now back. One of the team members was Muhammad Atif and he has kindly submitted this guest blog post about the trip: The team left Uganda on Saturday and landed at London […]