Who we are

Bless a Child Foundation is a non-governmental organization that provides care support services to children from the ages of 0-12 years suffering from cancer and related infections. Established in March 2007, Bless a Child Foundation was founded as a result of a realized need that paediatric cancer patients in Uganda had inadequate access to medical care and support.

Through our various care activities Bless a Child Foundation ensures that all paediatric cancer patients referred access the proper diagnosis and cancer treatment required. In addition Bless a Child Foundation conducts additional activities to ensure that the paediatric patients under our care continue to the extent possible to live normal lives including making certain that they receive educational services, games and entertainment while undergoing treatment.


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Akiba Homes provide a comfortable home for the children with their family member to minimise costs of transport upcountry, avoid missing of chemotherapy sessions in order to prevent relapse of the illness, and provisions.

bcf residents with volunteer

We are always looking for volunteers for BCF fundraising events, office staff/admin support, and various House activities. Volunteering positions are available for both short and long term, and anyone is welcome to volunteer with us.

Childhood cancer statistics

Every day, 43 children are diagnosed with cancer.

12% of children diagnosed with cancer do not survive.

60% of children who survive cancer suffer late-effects, such as infertility, heart failure, and secondary cancers.

Children’s cancer affects ALL ethnic, gender, and socio-economic groups.

More than 40,000 children undergo treatment for cancer each year.

The average age of children at diagnosis is 6.


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