Mary, 14 years, is a member of ‘Patience Pays Club’ under the ICYD Journeys program(group program for youth) in Tororo. Mary’s mother narrates that her daughter was a very well-behaved girl who used to attend her school regularly and would also help her with house chores such as cooking […]
What is their hope? ~HOPE story part 2/2~.
The previous posts, we talked about the achievement as a group. This time, we will put individual achievement in the spotlight. Let’s listen to their real voice. CASE1: Arinanye Mary– Chairperson, Hope Savings Association I thank UWESO for being such an eye opener. Initially, as a woman, […]
The tip to survive and thrive in severe world ~HOPE story part 1/2~
41.3% Do you know what the figure is? This is the percentage of people in Uganda living on less than $1.9 a day. Then, what percentage of people lives on less than $3.2/$5.5 each? Poverty was widespread in Uganda even before the outbreak of the COVID-19. And […]
Giving refugees hope
According to Ssekitoleko Steven(Alias), as a young boy, he came to Kampala with his mother due to insecurity in Democratic Republic of Congo which forced them to cross the borders to Uganda as a refugee; they settled in Katwe suburb in Kampala waiting for the peace to return to their […]
After the death of one’s mother, then what?
From a one-on-one discussion with Sserwadda Eric (Alias) who hails from Wakiso District. His father a motor mechanic by profesion and lives in a surburb of Kampala City. His mother was diseased and passed away. After the death of his mother, life became very hard for Eric; […]
The heartfelt gift from the children
This is a VSLA(※1) group found in a Lake Albert Shore village Mbegu, Toonya Parish Buseruka Sub County Hoima District. Their group name is DIRIKI BERO. It was formed by a CBT(※2) called Mugisa Rachael on under REALISE+ and it was trained in VSLA+ where in addition to […]
After a 3-year treatment interruption
Brian(Pseudo name) is one of the Children living with HIV (CLHIV) newly enrolled on the ICYD program. The 11year old stays with his single grandmother in a family of 2 children in Atiri parish, Atiri ‘D’ village in Mukuju Sub County, Tororo district. Brian has experienced a long spell of treatment […]