Hydrocephalus and Spina bifida

Hydrocephalus (water in the head) or spina bifida (split spine) are two related illnesses caused majorly by lack of folic acid in the deities or bodies of mothers during pregnancy. This affects the unborn children, most times leading to hydrocephalus or spinabifida. Hydrocephalus means a build-up of fluid around the brain. The condition is caused by the inability of cerebrospinal fluid to the drain away into the bloodstream.

Where is this project?

The work we do with HSI is in Entebbe Uganda. 

The team of ENGAGE went to Uganda to work with HSI – Hydrocephalus & Spina Bfida Initiative. 

Read more about our trip and the work we did here


Donations will in this project be used to:

  • Establish a Tailoring and Design training centre
  • Provide Sewing Machines for those who complete the training
  • Provide Wheelchairs to hydrocephalic children with mobility chalenges
  • Provide the mothers additional income from tailoring and making re-usable diapers
UGX raised to this project.
Mothers helped
Kids helped

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