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Chieftaincy of Mubende Rehabilitation Centre

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Brief History

The initial focus at establishment in 1986 was provision of close health attention and physical rehabilitation to casualty combatants. The present focus is provision of physical and psycho-social rehabilitation and support to disabled combatants and family.


The mission of CMRC is to rehabilitate soldiers with disabilities physically and psycho-socially and prepare them, through skills development, for redeployment or effective re-integration into the civil community, and their follow up thereafter.

Physical and Psycho-social Rehabilitation

This is the subjecting of the disabled soldiers to various rehabilitation processes according to disability:

Disability of Limbs

  • Physiotherapy and provision of orthopedic devices such as prosthetics, orthotics, corsets, and orthopedic boots, as well as assistive devices like crutches and wheelchairs.
  • AMA Project: An orthopedic workshop project run by Africa Medical Alliance (AMA), a South African company. The building complex and installation of all equipment have been completed, and only raw materials are awaited.

Impairment of Vision and Hearing

  • Training in practical life skills like Braille and Sign Language at Kyambogo University School of Special Needs under Exercise Giving Hope.
  • Provision of assistive devices such as spectacles and white cane sticks for the totally blind, and hearing aids for the deaf.
  • Counseling: An integral part of the rehabilitation process that helps the disabled psychologically, providing them with hope and a sense of usefulness in society. Social workers play an effective role in this process.
  • Medical Assessment: There is regular medical assessment of every individual disabled soldier to determine the degree of disability and extent of rehabilitation needed.

Welfare and Demonstration Projects

There are projects for enhancement of welfare and practicing technical skills. They include; Dairy Farm, Carpentry and Metal Workshops, Mubende Officers Welfare Organization (MOWO) – Mess, Forestation and Fish Farming. The maize mill has been hired out for Shs 18m/= per year.

Group and Individual Projects

These are for income generation and domestic consumption respectively. They include candle making, baking, mushroom growing, making charcoal brickets, food production, kitchen gardening etc.

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