Healthcare Volunteer Uganda (HVU) is a registered not-for-profit charity based in the rural districts of Mubende and Kassanda in Central Uganda, targeting Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVCs) and women living with HIV/AIDS in hard to reach areas.
HVU provides comprehensive services to orphans and vulnerable children (OVCs). In addition to Volunteering programs, receiving and re-donating medical supplies to health centres /health services, health education, and HIV/AIDS sensitization, HVU increases the capacity of orphans and vulnerable children, especially girls, to attend and excel in school. The focus of HVU’s program is on orphans and vulnerable children and Women. One of the greatest effects of the AIDS pandemic is the impact on psychological and mental health of children who have lost their parents under traumatic circumstances.