Ngora Freda Carr


Freda Carr Hospital, Ngora  is a rural 180 bed general hospital located in Teso, North Eastern Uganda. The hospital was founded in 1922 as a small medical mission with a donation from a Mr Ernest Carr in memory of his daughter Freda who had died in East Africa. There is a school of nursing and midwifery.





In 2015 Medicaudit installed their computer management system with computers donated
by Rotary Doctor Bank


Nearby are fascinating cave paintings dating back between 3000 and 5000 years

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In 2016 the guesthouse was refurbished with the help of a Rotary District 1090 Grant:



In April 2017 the District 1090 Vocational Training Team made its first visit to Ngora to train students and staff in the nurse training school, the hospital and the surrounding health units:

The Vocational Training Team (VTT) of UK doctors, midwives and paediatricians  will visit every 6 months over the next 3 years to teach essential lifesaving skills to healthcare staff and students at the Nurse Training School.  The VTT made its second planning and assessment visit in March 2018 during which training was given to 213 people.
You can read more about the VTT at


A Rotary Global gran which will provide for refurbishment of the maternity ward and operating theatre, build a walkway between the two and erect a water tower, was approved in May 2018. 
The project has been led by the Rotary Clubs of Kampala Central in Uganda and Reading Matins in the UK.

The project was formally launched on 3rd August 2018:

The project has been completed and was handed over to the hospital on 31st August. The $216,500 cost was supported by a Global Grant from the Rotary Foundation with contributions from 9 Rotary Clubs, 5 Rotary Districts, Rotary Doctor Bank GB&I and WASRAG..