Afya Foundation donates medical supplies and equipment to TGR Community Health Center

TGR Marks Healthcare Milestone, Highlighting Afya Foundation’s Generous Contribution to TGR Community Health Center

ROYERSFORD, PENNSYLVANIA, November 11, 2022 / — TGR is delighted to announce its recent partnership with the Afya Foundation, which recently generously donated essential medical supplies and equipment to TGR’s Community Health Center.

Afya’s support will enable TGR to expand its efforts to provide quality health care and improve the health of people of all ages in Kitubulu Village, Kabale Township and Katabi Township of Wakiso District in Uganda. Through its Community Health Center, TGR responds to a wide variety of critical public and personal health needs within this community, including preventative medicine, immunizations, prenatal care, and health maintenance services. for people with chronic conditions such as diabetes, HIV and asthma. The TGR Community Health Center is currently staffed with seven certified medical practitioners and three operational support team members.

In addition to the Community Health Center, TGR offers residents of Wakiso District and all registered patients within a 15-mile radius of Katabi Township quarterly health fairs. On average, each of these three-day health fairs, supported by volunteers from local medical and nursing schools, local government, the community and Uganda’s Ministry of Health, serves over 1,000 people.

TGR plays a vital role in meeting the public health needs of Kabale Municipality in Uganda; this partnership allows us to continue to make health care accessible to vulnerable communities. We are grateful for Afya’s partnership and encouraged by what the future holds for TGR in its efforts to reduce health disparities in Uganda.

About Tender Grassroots

TGR is a 501c non-profit organization whose goal is to provide underserved communities in Uganda with the resources, knowledge and skills that will enable them to end the cycle of poverty. Since its creation in 2019, TGR has been committed to fighting poverty in all its dimensions; our organization intentionally targets three areas of development: health, education and community engagement. By addressing disparities in these areas, we are able to draw attention to the complexities of poverty while delivering outcome-oriented programs that provide lasting transformation in the lives of our students. For more information about the work we do, visit

About the Afya Foundation

Afya is a vital link in the global medical supply chain, delivering better health outcomes by air, land and sea. For over a decade, Afya has been creating access to basic medical supplies where none exist – supplies like sutures, bandages, assorted surgical instruments, and more. Afya has developed the know-how and expertise to collect unused medical supplies and equipment from US-based healthcare providers and deliver these valuable supplies to underserved communities in the US and around the world. . Afya sources unused medical supplies and equipment from US-based health
healthcare providers, while reducing the waste of medical supplies in the United States, extending the shelf life of these items, and ensuring that healthcare providers have access to the tools they need to provide life-saving care, wherever they are. For more information on the Afya Foundation, visit

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