Onduparaka FC and KCCA FC have reached a partnership deal to Support Palliative Care Association of Uganda (PCAU) to get New Life International Hospice Arua (NELIHA) that will built outside the premises of Arua Regional Referral Hospital with a motive of Treating patients with Cancer and other Long term illnesses.
The two teams will be involved in two Charity fundraising games with an expected number of at least 10,000 attendants to raise a minimum sum of shs500 Million needed to establish the permanent home for NELIHA.
Its facilities will comprise of outpatient department (OPD), three office rooms and hostel capacity for at least 20 cancer patients receiving treatment at Arua Regional referral Hospital and patients in transit after referral to Uganda Cancer institute.
The first game will be played at the Star times Lugogo on Saturday 16th June starting at 4:00pm with a priced fee of 5,000(Ordinary), 10,000(VIP) and 20,000(VVIP).
The day will be climaxed by a cocktail dinner at the same venue at a priced fee of 50,000 Shs starting from 6:00pm. The Kasasiros will then be enrooted Arua to face the caterpillars in a game scheduled for 30th June, 2018 from Greenlight stadium.
Currently, NELIHA operates within the premises of Arua Regional Referral Hospital and faces numerous resource needs yet serves palliative Care Patients in greater West Nile region and communities in Democratic Republic of Congo and Southern Sudan On average the hospice attends to over 200 patients per month.
The Hospice is led by dedicated team of Palliative Care Nurses and volunteers who have the zeal to reach communities and homes with the message of Palliative Care.