Local Empowerment

Frankfurt Cottages Shines a Spotlight on Helping Hands e.V.'s
20 Years of Transformative Voluntary Medical Work in Uganda

In the heart of Uganda, voluntary medical work stands as a transformative force within a healthcare landscape grappling with challenges such as limited access, a shortage of skilled professionals, and prevalent diseases like malaria and HIV/AIDS.

Volunteers, driven by a passion for positive change, play a crucial role in addressing these medical challenges. Beyond immediate healthcare assistance, they engage in capacity-building initiatives, training local healthcare professionals and communities. This sustainable approach empowers the region to independently handle healthcare challenges, fostering lasting improvements in the overall health infrastructure.

Voluntary work extends beyond clinical settings, reaching into communities to raise awareness about preventive healthcare measures, hygiene practices, and disease management. By actively involving the community, volunteers catalyze a grassroots movement towards improved health outcomes.

In a nation facing numerous healthcare hurdles, voluntary medical work becomes a beacon of compassion and collaboration. The tireless efforts of volunteers contribute not only to individual well-being but also to the resilience and development of the entire community. It is a testament to the power of global solidarity and the potential for positive change when individuals unite in the pursuit of a healthier, more equitable world.

© 2023 Helfende Hände e.V.

© 2023 Helfende Hände e.V.

In alignment with these principles, Frankfurt Cottages is proud to dedicate this page to the impactful efforts of Helping Hands e.V., a German-based association celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2023. Founded with the mission of providing humanitarian aid in countries such as Mauretania, Burundi, and Uganda, Helping Hands e.V. represents a beacon of positive change, driven by the diverse expertise of its members.

The commitment of Helping Hands e.V. aligns with our vision of creating a more just world. The association focuses on acquiring and dispatching essential goods in the fields of medicine, education, crafts, and agriculture. Volunteers engage in medical, technical, and education-oriented relief missions, collaborating with local self-help organizations for project-specific humanitarian aid.

Annually, volunteer delegations travel to countries like Uganda, dedicating their time and skills to provide targeted assistance. These missions, executed with meticulous planning, reflect a commitment to long-term, sustainable impact. The involvement of members with diverse professional backgrounds ensures the efficient and targeted pooling of skills without the need to outsource expertise.

By showcasing the impactful work of Helping Hands e.V., Frankfurt Cottages seeks to inspire awareness and support for the organization's endeavors in making a positive difference in the world.

Empowering Lives Through Surgical Outreach
Second Mission to Uganda in 2024

In the wake of a highly successful pilot project in April 2023, we are thrilled to announce our plans to continue making a positive impact. Our team is gearing up for another transformative venture—a second surgical outreach program scheduled for 2024 at the esteemed St. Francis Naggalama Hospital.

This upcoming April, an impassioned team comprising skilled trauma surgeons and dedicated operating room nurses will once again embark on a mission to Uganda. The objective remains clear: to extend vital surgical interventions to those in need, particularly focusing on orthopedic challenges that require the use of costly bone implants.

The heart of our initiative lies in our commitment to addressing the healthcare needs of individuals with significant medical histories, especially those facing economic hardships. Our aim is to alleviate their suffering through skillful surgical interventions, fostering a positive impact on their overall well-being.

However, the success of this outreach program relies on financial support. The bone implants essential for these surgeries come with substantial costs, prompting us to reach out to you for donations to help fund these crucial resources. Notably, our team members cover expenses such as flights, accommodation, and annual leave personally, underscoring our dedication to this philanthropic cause.

Your generous contributions will directly contribute to the success of our mission and play a pivotal role in transforming lives. Together, we can continue to make a meaningful impact on the global healthcare landscape.

To contribute to this cause or learn more about our initiative, please visit our donation page [website link] or contact us at [contact information].

Join us in making a difference—thank you for your ongoing support.

Fundraising Account:

Helfende Hände e.V.
Sparkasse Pforzheim-Calw
IBAN: DE 53 6665 0085 0000 1785 00

Please use  as reference

"Ortho-Camp, Your Name & Address"

For donations up to €300, a copy of the bank transfer or bank statement will be accepted as sufficient documentation for the donation.

Helfende Hände e.V.

Celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2023, Helping Hands e.V. was founded to provide humanitarian aid in Mauretania, Burundi, and Uganda. The organization focuses on acquiring and dispatching medical, educational, and agricultural supplies, conducting relief missions, and offering project-specific aid in collaboration with local self-help organizations. Annual volunteer delegations travel to these countries, implementing targeted, long-term assistance. All missions are purely voluntary, with overseas containers sent in advance for effective on-site operations. Helping Hands e.V. stands out for its members' diverse expertise, flat hierarchies, clear responsibilities, transparency, and a shared belief in everyone's ability to contribute to a fairer world