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The Ceresio Foundation operationally and financially supports:

• 4 missionary hospitals in Africa including 2 in Uganda, 1 in South Sudan and 1 in Benin

• 5 schools distributed between South Sudan, Nepal and Brazil

In addition to paying attention to the administrative management of the institutions the Foundation experiments with new donation tools, such as the "Result Base Financing", which links the donation to the results actually obtained by the beneficiary. + photo slideshow

Find out more about the projects.


Lacor (northern Uganda) is a large hospital that treats about 242 thousand patients every year and has 600 Ugandan employees, and is partly subsidized by the Corti Foundation. During the long years of collaboration between the Corti Foundation and the Ceresio Foundation a relationship of trust and mutual esteem has been established which has allowed, and still allows, the two entities to work in harmony for the common objectives.

Kalongo is a hospital founded in 1956 by the Comboni surgeon and missionary Father Giuseppe Ambrosoli and currently supported by the Ambrosoli Foundation. Today the hospital, located in a remote area of ​​northern Uganda, is home to 271 beds and employs 240 people.

The hospital, located in northern Benin, was founded by the doctor Fra Fiorenzo Priuli of the Fatebenefratelli order.
The structure has 415 beds, approximately 14,000 internal patients, 22,500 external consultations and has 317 employees.

The hospital, despite being in an area subject to continuous clashes and guerrilla warfare, treats about 45,000 patients a year with the help of a hundred employees.

It is a kindergarten and a primary school that hosts 1,329 students at the Comboni Mission of Nzara, Western Equatorian, in South Sudan.

Between 2005 and 2009, the Foundation had contributed to the construction and management of the Saipu school (around 300 students). Currently the Foundation is working on the reconstruction of the building which was completely destroyed by the 2015 earthquake and continues to support the school also in its current management.