The 250 bed hospital includes pediatric, male and female medical and surgical wards and maternity, leprosy and tuberculosis units.
After hours, outpatient clinics and waiting areas serve as classrooms for a variety of programs designed to improve health, nutrition, and hygiene in the area.
The hospital compound is 35 acres and includes the hospital, a nursing and midwifery school, a chapel, a nursery and primary school for the children of the staff and the adjacent neighborhood and staff housing. The compound has it's own clean water supply.
What makes Kagando Mission Hospital and Rural Development Center Programs different from other hospitals:
- The community is part of the decision-making process
- KARUDEC takes a holistic, prevention-oriented approach
- KARUDEC's programs stimulate volunteerism
Kagando Mission Hospital Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit corporation registered with the Secretary of State of Vermont. It has been determined to be exempt from federal income tax under section 501(a) of the Internal Revenue Code as an organization described in section 501(c)(3).