Evaluating a microenterprise project linked to healthcare in Uganda

Dateline: Mid-March 2012 Location: MIT Sloan by Marisa Gerla & Mary Anito Our ghdLab project has officially kicked-off and we’re starting to get a better idea of what we will be focusing on.  This semester we will we working with the Sustainable Housing Initiative Project, or SHIP, in Mbarara, Uganda, which is a partnership with […] Continue Reading

Notes from the field: Resource constraints and constraints on resources, as seen by a team of students in Uganda

A resource-constrained environment March 16, from the student team We visited Katosi Health Clinic, one of the two clinics run by our host organization. We were warned that the catchment area for Katosi is extremely poor. The majority of the population in the area is fishermen and thinks that their lives are always at stake […] Continue Reading

ghdLAB toolkit: Conducting strategic planning

Strategy for a rural community health program: An overview of MIT students’ 2009 strategic analysis and planning for a participatory organization serving multiple needs in rural Uganda. Kyetume Community-Based Health Care Programme (Kyetume or KCBHCP) was founded in 1994 to serve local residents of the Ntenjeru and Nakisunga sub-counties of the Mukono South county in Uganda, an […] Continue Reading

ghdLAB toolkit: best practices for small clinics

Operational and strategic assessment for Kampala Family Clinic in Uganda A capsule case report of analysis for improvement in finance, operations, marketing, and information technology Kampala Family Clinic (KFC) was founded in 2004 by two Ugandan entrepreneurs to provide quality, affordable healthcare to the growing middle class in the city of Kampala, Uganda.  The clinic grew quickly […] Continue Reading