A lack of a local manufacturing base leads to imports of staple goods and higher value items.  This drives up cost, increases logistical challenges and has a negative impact on the environment.  Our investments in manufacturing, from ice production in Uganda to generic pharmaceutical production in DRC serve to expand local manufacturing and distribution of basic products, including generic pharmaceuticals, as IV fluids for use in hospitals and over the counter ear and eye drops.

Flake ice production on the shores of Lake Victoria