Carol Atuhirwe succumbs to cancer in India


The girl for whom Ugandans crowd-funded money to receive treatment in India last year, has died.

Carol Atuhaire, died Thursday night after a year of treatment in an Indian hospital.

She has been battling throat and lung cancer.

Muhereeza Kyamutetera who led the campaign “Save Carol” that actually raised money for her treatment, has confirmed her death.

“Our Atuhirwe Carol has finally gone to be with the Lord. Thanks all Ye for the fight. Details will be communicated later,” Kyamutetera said on Facebook and Twitter.

A family member too has confirmed Carol’s passing.