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July 21, 2022 South San Francisco Rotary Club Meeting

July 21 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

$30.00

This week will be hearing from Richard Siegler CEO of Bulamu Healthcare!

Richard Siegler has served as a social entrepreneur and helped to lead multiple organizations in East and West Africa since 2004. After college, from 2004 to 2007, Richard served in the U.S. Peace Corps in Benin. While in Benin, he raised funding and built a medical clinic in a rural area of 25,000 people that lacked access to health care. After earning a master’s degree at UC-Davis, Richard moved to Rwanda as a university lecturer and Fulbright Scholar. He then co-founded the Bridge2Rwanda Scholars program, based in Kigali, which he led from 2011 to 2017. Since 2011, this program has successfully prepared more than 300 outstanding high school graduates from Rwanda, Burundi, DR-Congo, and South Sudan. The students have now accepted about $80 million in full university scholarships to the U.S., a more than 10x increase compared to the previous decade. Today, as CEO of Bulamu Healthcare, Richard leads a team of Ugandan managers and partners with the mission to transform healthcare for the rural poor in Africa. Since 2016, Bulamu’s teams have provided care free of charge to more than 300,000 general medicine and Maternal and Child Health patients. Bulamu has treated and supported care for more than 12,000 total surgery patients, and more, all with a budget of about $1.5 million per year.

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Richard Siegler
Richard Siegler has served as a social entrepreneur and helped to lead multiple organizations in East and West Africa since 2004. After college, from 2004 to 2007, Richard served in the U.S. Peace Corps in Benin. While in Benin, he raised funding and built a medical clinic in a rural area of 25,000 people that lacked access to health care. After earning a master's degree at UC-Davis, Richard moved to Rwanda as a university lecturer and Fulbright Scholar. He then co-founded the Bridge2Rwanda Scholars program, based in Kigali, which he led from 2011 to 2017. Since 2011, this program has successfully prepared more than 300 outstanding high school graduates from Rwanda, Burundi, DR-Congo, and South Sudan. The students have now accepted about $80 million in full university scholarships to the U.S., a more than 10x increase compared to the previous decade. Today, as CEO of Bulamu Healthcare, Richard leads a team of Ugandan managers and partners with the mission to transform healthcare for the rural poor in Africa. Since 2016, Bulamu's teams have provided care free of charge to more than 300,000 general medicine and Maternal and Child Health patients. Bulamu has treated and supported care for more than 12,000 total surgery patients, and more, all with a budget of about $1.5 million per year

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Date:
July 21
Time:
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Cost:
$30.00
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