Car Wash Sundays: A communal approach to health insurance
The car wash ends with about 15million shillings raised and a relieved family that could afford to take their daughter, Rita, to India for medical treatment. This was the only option for her single mother to raise funds to treat her after using up what little savings she had and selling off her house. Unfortunately, this situation is all too common in Kampala: a family going to friends and family when their heal this in jeopardy and their finances aren’t able to support them. Every Sunday it seems we hear about yet another Kampala car wash organized to help a family.It’s a wonder there aren’t only spotless cars in the city of Seven hills!