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									Mobile Clinic
Sri Lanka
                                SRI LANKA

                               Columbo     Eliya

     Target Area for Mobile Clinic

   God’s love in action... 
The Mobile Clinic
The RAPHA (Rural Area Physical Health
Advancement) mobile clinic is a team
of nurses and a doctor that travel to the
rural areas of Sri Lanka attending to the
medical needs of the people. Jehovah
Rapha means “The Lord our Healer.”
Many people walk a very long distance
to come to the clinics. Most of the clinics
operate from churches in the local areas.         People being treated at a clinic
The most popular clinic at the moment is
one held at a Buddhist temple - strangely         Aims and Objectives
enough a large number of Muslims attend
this clinic!                                      • To provide affordable health care to
Apart from the reular church-based                  people in remote rural areas.
clinics, the team hold clinics at three           • To bring health care to the people
orphanages and a day care centre.                   where it is needed.

In 2005 the mobile clinic team treated            • To reach the poorest of the people in
12,500 patients at their regular clinics.           the area.
                                                  • To provide care regardless of gender,
                                                    race or religion.
The Team
                                                  • To provide basic health education.
Sherine now leads the mobile clinic team          • To provide basic training for
and continues to carry out the vision of            nursing staff.
RAPHA. There are currently six nurses
                                                  • To visit two villages every week,
and one doctor.
                                                    reaching a population of around 100,000.
                                                  • To treat around 1000 patients
                                                    per month.

Monthly Running Costs
Salaries of doctor, nurses, driver        £330
Food                                        £40
Medical drugs and materials               £210
Vehicle running costs                     £160
Local administration costs                  £30

Total                                     £770
                                                  Sherine dressing a wound

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   I wish to support this project on an on-going basis (please use bankers order form below)
   I wish to make a donation to the Mobile Clinic (please make cheque payable to Kingscare)
   I wish to receive a copy of this projects regular newsletters

GIFT AID DECLARATION                An extra 28%

   Please treat all donations to Kingscare that I have made since 6th April 2000 and all donations
   I make hereafter as Gift Aid
Name of UK tax-payer
Remember to notify us if you no longer pay sufficient income tax or capital gains tax to cover the
tax we reclaim for your donations (28p for every £1 you give)

BANKERS ORDER              (Please return to Kingscare not your bank)
To the manager
Bank Name
Bank Address

Please pay until further notice to the account of Kingscare:
Account Number 40550892 at Barclays Bank PLC, Aldershot Branch, Sort Code 20-61-82
The sum of : £                        each month
Starting (date)
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Please tick one of the following boxes:
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We want to keep you informed about what Kingscare is doing but do not want to annoy you with
unwanted communications
   Please do not send me your general quarterly newsletter KINGSCARE NEWS
   Please do not send me appeals about other Kingscare projects
   Please do not even send me information about projects I support

PLEASE RETURN TO KINGSCARE, The Kings Centre, High Street, Aldershot, Hants GU11 1DJ, UK              A5M

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