Refurbishment of Dental Clinic





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Project Description

Region: Africa

Country: Uganda

Location: Kalangala District

Total Budget: $35,498

Area of Focus: Disease prevention and treatment



Club Name: Rotary Club of Kampala - Ssese Islands

Project Title: Refurbishment of the Dental Clinic Renovation of the building (floor, doors, locks, ceiling, external walls, access ramp and steps).

Rotary Areas of Focus:

a) Disease Prevention and Treatment

Project Location: Kalangala Health Centre IV in Ssese Islands


Kalangala District is located in the middle of Lake Victoria in southern central Uganda and has an area of 9,066 sq. Km of which 432 sq. Km is land the rest of it is water mass. It is composed of 84 Islands of which 64 are inhabited with an estimated population of 66,000 people. The district has 62 gazetted, landing sites and 58 designated landing sites, only 2 out of the 64 habitable Islands have Dental Clinics.

The Dental clinic at Kalangala Health Center IV was built in 2014 by The Rotary Club of Kampala Ssese Islands in partnership with The Rotary Club of Bainbridge. The Clinic has remained functional ever since and it serves 250 patients per month. No major repairs, facelifts or reequipment has been done since then. The Clinic has 2 Dentists and 1 Nursing Assistant. The second Dental clinic is in Kyamuswa Sub County (Bukasa Health Centre IV). The 2 Clinics serve a population of about 66,000 people.


1. To reequip the Clinics with tools, furniture and equipment.

2. To renovate the building (floor, doors, locks, ceiling, external walls, access ramp and steps).

3. To increase the capacity of the dental clinic and facility.

4. To extend refresher courses to the Dentists accessed Nursing Assistant.

5. To educate the community on dental health practices.


1. 66,000 people in Kalangala District.

2. The medical staff of the Dental Clinic.

3. Kalangala District Local Government.

4. Ministry of Health.


1. Reequip the Dental Clinics with equipment and tools.

2. Renovation of the building.

3. Replacement of doors, locks and lights.

4. Replacement of furniture for both the Dentists and the patients.

5. Training of the Medical staff in the Dental clinics.

The Budget



1 Refurbishment of the Dental Clinic

Renovation of the building (floor, doors, locks, ceiling, external walls, access ramp and steps). 1 US$27,077

2 Dental Equipment

Dental Chair and all necessary accessories

1 US$ 8,421

3 Total


Funding (Host club & D9213 contributions):

1. Cash contribution from Rotary Club of Kampala Ssese Islands US$ 7,000

2. DDF from D9213 US$ 7,000

TOTAL US$14,000

Contact Information:

a. Irene Nabayunga Email: irenebatte7@gmail.com Tel. +256 7762488417

b. Ritah Nabatanzi Email: rmknabatanzi@gmail.com Tel. +256 702 134890

c. Nelson Kabwama Email: kabwamanel@yahoo.com Tel. +256 774 130341

Primary Host Partner

District: 9213

Rotary Club of: Kampala-Ssese Islands

Primary Contact: Irene Nabayunga

Email: irenebatte7@gmail.com

Primary International Partner

District: 5300

Rotary Club of: Las Vegas WON

Primary Contact: Chehab Elawar

Email: shabdg201415@gmail.com

Project Status

Need $15,797
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Project listed for the 2023-24 Rotary Year.

Proposed Financing

Existing Contributions Towards This Project





Kampala-Ssese Islands (9213)





Las Vegas WON (5300)





Armenia International (4281)





Remaining Amount to Raise

Additional Club Contribution (Needed) - Add a contribution




Amount Requested from The Rotary Foundation






Note: as of July 1, 2015 there is a 5% additional support fee for cash contributions. This fee does not appear in the financials above because it does not apply if the funds are sent directly to the project account (without going through TRF, and therefore without Paul Harris credit). Clubs sending their cash contribution to TRF must be aware they will have to send an additional 5%.

Project Supporting Documents

Dental Clinic Concept


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History Log Entries


by Irene Nabayunga

System Entry: Creation of project page.


by Chehab Elawar

System Entry: Pledge of $100 by Chehab Elawar of the Rotary Club of Las Vegas WON, District 5300.


System Entry

System Entry: Pledge of $1 by ROSSI BIRT of the Rotary Club of Armenia International, District 4281.

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