Parkinson’s is not witchcraft or a curse | Parkinson’s Si Buko Uganda
April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month! This episode of When Life Gives You Parkinson’s addresses stigma of Parkinson is in Uganda. You will meet Hannington Kabugo and learn how the passion and resourcefulness of a single advocate can help drive change in the world. Hannington and his two sisters moved with their father out of their home after the village determined his Mom was a witch. They were never to return. He tells us the stories of what happened when he sneaked back to see her. Years later, Hannington realized she was exhibiting all the signs of Parkinson’s. He has established Parkinson’s Si Buko, which means Parkinson’s is not witchcraft or a curse.
DONATIONS for Hannington and Parkinson's Si Buko can be handled two ways.
1.Donations go directly into a PayPal account owned by Sherryl Klingelhofer, President of Parkinson's Si Buko
2 "Uganda: Pills for Patients with Parkinson's, which will go direct to Hannington
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Thank you to the following people featured in this episode:
Kabugo Hannington – is the Director of Operations of Parkinson’s Si Buko Uganda
Gavin Mogan – is a PwP, living in Texas, and is Executive Director of Parkinson’s Si Buko Uganda
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