A list of our current needs to either bring with you or purchase in Uganda.

Donate Supplies

 

Please refer to this list if you wish to bring any donations on your journey to Uganda as either an intern, volunteer or training retreat participant. We do not accept expired medical supplies. If you have questions about donating supplies please contact info@shantiuganda.org.

*Indicates priority need.

Educational Materials

  •  Prenatal and Birth Education materials (charts, books, visuals etc)
  •  Easy to read resources on herbs and pregnancy, organic gardening etc.
  •  Flash cards, ESL resources
  •  Educational materials that may be relevant to any of our programs
  •  Delivery Training doll; Neonatal resuscitation simulation doll;

All Programs

  • Yoga Books and magazines, posters…
  •  Yoga mats*
  •  Big suitcase with wheels
  •  Blankets
  •  Large Rubbermaid containers*
  •  Photo frames (all sizes)
  •  Gently used second hand baby clothes, receiving blankets, hats, socks etc…***
  •  Office organizers for art supplies
  •  Bookshelves
  •  Radio/CD Player
  •  Working shoes

Administrative

  • Duct tape*
  •  Binders*
  •  Lined paper**
  •  Files and file folders**
  •  Filing cabinet**
  •  A4 Computer paper
  •  Printer*
  •  Canon Pixma MP250 Printer Ink Cartridges­ Black PG 210 and Colour CL 211*

Teen Girls

  • Reusable menstrual pads*
  •  Sewing material; needles, clips, buttons, thread, used cotton fleece fabrics or flannel are best
  •  Art supplies for teen girls program

Volunteer House

  •  Cabinet to store donations
  •  Sponges*
  •  Cutlery*
  •  Plates and bowls*
  •  Mosquito nets***
  •  Light bulbs
  •  Laundry bins
  •  Candles/lanterns/solar charged lights***
  •  Pillows**
  •  Toaster
  •  Universal power convertor
  •  Hangers
  •  Large plastic storage bins

Birth House Supplies­ – Please do not bring medical or surgical supplies that do not appear on this list.

  •  Bed sheets & pillowcases *
  •  Pillows *
  •  Large and small bath towels*
  •  Scrubs (small and medium sizes only)**
  •  Condoms (including female condoms)
  •  Candles
  •  Batteries all sizes for torches, clocks and head lamps
  •  Flashlights* (especially heavy duty outdoor flashlight for night security guard)
  •  Surgical sterile gloves (size7­8)***
  •  Non­-sterile disposable examination gloves*****
  •  Urine test strips (10 parameters)***
  •  Cotton wool***
  •  Post­partum pads/pampers for women***
  •  IV giving sets***
  •  Hand sanitizer***
  •  Disposable syringes (2mls and 5 mls) with needle***
  •  Ferrous sulphate***
  •  Folic acid tablets***
  •  Magnesium trisilicate tablets**
  •  Oral re­hydration salts ( ORS)***
  •  Oral Nystatin and Pessaries***
  •  Tetracycline eye ointment***
  •  Paracetamol 500mg tabs***
  •  Needles (G­18, G­21)***
  •  Canulae (G­18, G­21) (blue, pink, green, yellow) ***
  •  Alcohol swabs***
  •  Thermometers*
  •  Cord clamps***
  •  Capes and masks (disposable)*
  •  Surgical goggles ***
  •  Plastic Aprons**
  •  Gloucometer test strips
  •  Multi­vitamins***
  •  Acetamophen*
  •  Amoxyl caps*
  •  Buscopan*
  •  Vitamin C*
  •  Doxycyline caps*
  •  Mebendazole
  •  Benzathine penicillin***
  •  Fansidor***
  •  Quinine tabs***
  •  Savlon***
  •  Gauze different sizes***
  •  Butterfly needles***
  •  Macintosh***
  •  Water for injection**
  •  Strapping adhesive***
  •  Dextrose 5% and 50%***
  •  Normal saline***
  •  Ringers Lactate***
  •  Flagyl***
  •  Misoprostol***
  •  Artmether***
  •  Chlorine tablets***
  •  Darrows (IV)***
  •  Chromic cut gut 2/0,1/0,0 *****
  •  Pregnodoxine***

Equipment

  •  Filing cabinet***
  • Trays ***
  •  Surgical Blades***
  •  Long scissors ***
  •  Long artery forceps***
  •  Brushes for scrubbing instruments***
  •  Autoclave***
  •  Head Lamps***
  •  Drip stand *
  •  Trolley *

For Laboratory:

  •  Colorimeter­Digital with a weave length between 540­550***
  •  Centrifuge
  •  Weighing scale (balance)
  •  Beakers
  •  Cylinders
  •  Cuvettes**
  •  Volumetric flasks
  •  Pregnancy Test Hcg***
  •  HIV tests­ Uni­gold, State Park, Determine Strips***
  •  Slides for microscopes**
  •  Malaria Strips­ any type *
  •  Hepatitis strips**
  •  EDTA tubes **
  •  Funnels
  •  Measuring jug
  •  Counting chamber for WBC count
  •  PC for laboratory (computer)
  •  Tally counter
  •  Filter papers****

Cleaning tools

  •  Mops
  •  Brooms
  •  Cleaning cloths/rags
  •  Buckets
  •  Gumboots
  •  Long, soft cleaning gloves
  •  Garden tools
  •  Rake**
  •  Panga*
  •  Garden boots
  •  Garden gloves
  •  Natural pesticides
  •  Garden Hose