Those who have seen the poorest of this world feel rich enough to help.”
Albert Schweitzer (1875 - 1965)
Our dream: Equal opportunity and happiness for every child
I am so happy you’re here and that you're able to give as a moment of your time. On our website, we'd like to provide you with some information about our association, the work we do, but above all to tell you a little bit about the people behind it. Because everyone has a unique story. Unfortunately, however, not everyone gets the same opportunities in life. Changing this together is the aim of Let Doctors Fly
Seeing means helping
When our founder Pamela Yaqub traveled to Uganda for the first time in 2012, she discovered a breathtakingly beautiful country. The beauty of the landscape and the unshakable zest for life of the people who live in the heart of Africa left a deep impression on her. Then a completely different impression changed everything. During her trip, she saw a lot of children with disability who were cast out by their own family or locked away and who were leading an existence quite simply unfit for a human being. These children had no one in life. Inconceivable and impossible to look away. She wanted to; no, she had to change this.
And she has since received help from so many others. Together, let's be a safety net for children who have no anchor in life. Let's tighten it harder so that it can also carry those who have had a rough start in life.
Building a future together
Thanks to numerous supporters, we’ve already been able to achieve so much for the forgotten children of Uganda. And we’ll never tire of continuing our mission. Together, we want to:
- Make on site medical infrastructure available to everyone
- Finance the additional cross-border deployment of doctors and physiotherapists
- Facilitate essential medical treatment and life-saving operations
- Give children more self-sufficiency and quality of life
- Build schools where each child can feel included
- Build asylums for children that can serve as a reliable home for abandoned children
- Protect young girls from forced marriage
- Educate the people of Uganda about disability and how to effectively cope with it
- create new awareness and acceptance of people with disability
This is how you can help
Do you want to be a part of our net too? With each new thread, the net becomes stronger and takes a little bit of the heavy burden off children with disability. No matter what extent – really any help counts. Read here to find out what you can do specifically to help.