José Manuel In-Uba is 59 years old, he was born in the Oio region , the northern part of Guinea-Bissau.
He emigrated to Portugal over 20 years ago, but never forgot his country. José Manuel is a doctor who currently works in Aveiro and São João da Madeira.
Over the years he has helped his country build up six schools in the village where he was born, Bindoro.
In addition to helping in the construction and rehabilitation of school in the neighboring boards.
The Guinean doctor created in 2017 a foundation, thus seeking that his solidarity activity has an greater impact.
The foundation focuses on health and education.
In the begging of the currently year the Foundation José Manuel In-Uba went to Guinea-Bissau with Doctors and nurses from Aveiro and Famalicão in order to help and train general practitioners to perform surgery.
Eleven doctors and nurses from Aveiro and Famalicão hospitals ran a solidarity marathon in Guinea-Bissau: in 15 days they operated 200 people, most of them children, in Simão Mendes Hospital.
The team took all the necessary surgical equipment and willingness. In addition to voluntary assistance , they gave a training course for local doctors and nurses.
Through his foundation , José also rised school supplies, clothes and toys. Recently he made the donation delivery in Guinea-Bissau and TVI shared a report.