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Weʼre raising £5,000 to This fundraiser will help Revd Dr Gideon Byamugisha get treatment post cancer diagnosis. He is a pioneer of HIV campaign and needs help.

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Reverend Canon Gideon Byamugisha (born 1959) is an Anglican priest in Uganda. In 1992, he became the first religious leader in Africa to publicly announce that he was HIV positive. In 2009, Revd Byamugisha received the 26th annual NIWANO Peace Prize in recognition of his work to uphold the dignity and human rights of people living with HIV/AIDS. In 2015 he was diagnosed with cancer, received treatment and was making progress, but lack of funds meant that he cannot go for review in India where specialist treatment is being offered, in order to maintain the diagnosis. We need your help to give Revd Byamugisha a gift in time for his medical appointment in March 2019. Revd Byamugisha co-founded the African Network of Religious Leaders Living with and Personally Affected HIV and Aids (ANERELA+) in February 2002, and in 2003 founded Hope Institute for educating orphans. He lives with his wife and three HIV negative children. Every penny counts and we would truly appreciate all of your support at this time.

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  • Revd Jide Macaulay3 days ago
    Revd Jide Macaulay

    Revd Jide Macaulay

    3 days ago

    I received words today that Revd Canon Gideon Byamugisha has been hospitalised in Uganda, they are running some test, we need to get him to India. I started this fundraising appeal to help with his cancer treatment bill. Please consider helping, no amount is too small. Click here to donate http://bit.ly/RevGideonAppeal, RT

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  • Revd Jide Macaulay19 days ago
    Revd Jide Macaulay

    Revd Jide Macaulay

    19 days ago

    Honestly, all I want this Xmas is a small token from friends and well wishers to help Revd Canon Gideon Byamugisha for his cancer treatment bill. Click here to donate http://bit.ly/RevGideonAppeal

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  • Revd Jide Macaulay21 days ago
    Revd Jide Macaulay

    Revd Jide Macaulay

    21 days ago

    The donations has begun and we are delighted. An early Christmas gift for Revd Canon Gideon would be appreciated. No amount too small or insignificant. Give only what you can afford to spare and please share this appeal with your network and friends.

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Page last updated on: 12/13/2018 11:42 AM

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  • Renato

    Renato

    Dec 13, 2018

    Greetings from Renato and Spain.

    £20.00

  • Zari

    Zari

    Dec 12, 2018

    We care and so we share.

  • Ijeoma Ajibade

    Ijeoma Ajibade

    Dec 12, 2018

    £200.00

  • Sharon Campbell

    Sharon Campbell

    Dec 12, 2018

  • Catherine Sozi

    Catherine Sozi

    Dec 11, 2018

    With all the love in the world....blessings!

    £100.00

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    Anonymous

    Dec 11, 2018

    £50.00

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    Anonymous

    Dec 11, 2018

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Revd Jide Macaulay

Revd Jide Macaulay

London, UK

Reverend Jide Macaulay is the founding Pastor and CEO of House Of Rainbow CIC. British-Nigerian born in London, a Christian minister since 1998, Jide focuses his ministry on inclusion and reconciliation of sexuality, spirituality and human rights. Chairperson INERELA+ Europe

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