Who We Are
Paving the road towards a better future on dialysis
We are dedicated to improving the health and well-being of individuals suffering from kidney disease. We achieve our mission by providing treatment to patients, educating them, raising awareness and driving advocacy.
Our vision is to Enhance the lives of people suffering from kidney disease in The Gambia and Senegal.
Help us fight Kidney Disease in Gambia and Senegal
What we do
The Ida Bass Kidney Foundation supports the only haemodialysis centre in The Gambia with dialysis and medical equipment. Also, regular donation of consumables to ensure that the increasing number of patients receive regular lifesaving dialysis treatment.
The charity has made significant progress over the years. In 2015, the charity with the support of the Ministry of Health of The Gambia, commissioned a 14-bed Haemodialysis Centre at the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH). The charity donated all the dialysis machines with a water treatment plant. Two Renal Technicians from the UK were also brought in to commission the equipment.
Build support groups to help families dealing with ESRD through special programs, and community outreach.
Facilitate prevention by increasing access for screening. This in particular is our key program in developing countries.
Providing vital medical equipment and resources, such has dialysis Machines for medical staff and hospitals in Africa to help fight Kidney Disease.
Educate communities on how maintaining a healthy lifestyle can protect the kidneys and prevent kidney failures.