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Village Savings and Loan Associations (VSLAs) soft loans empower single mother to educate her children to University level

Village Savings and Loan Associations (VSLAs) soft loans empower single mother to educate her children to University level

Jackie (pseudonym), a forty-year-old single mother in Tororo District faced the challenge of ensuring that her four children attained quality education. For over four years, Jackie tolerated violence from her husband as she faced the dilemma of leaving her abusive marriage to protect herself or enduring the hardships for the […]

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“UWESO VSLA Model has given us a voice!” People Living with HIV in Toroma Sub-county, Katakwi District

“UWESO VSLA Model has given us a voice!” People Living with HIV in Toroma Sub-county, Katakwi District

In the remote Village of Abobore Cell, Obongot ward, Toroma Subcounty in Katakwi District, the Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans (UWESO) Village Saving and Loan Association (VSLA) initiative has changed the general community’s perceptions towards People Living with HIV (PLHIV). Here, a dedicated group of individuals, known as Torom […]

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Economic empowerment improves ART adherence and contributes to better HIV treatment outcomes for HIV positive Mother and Children

Economic empowerment improves ART adherence and contributes to better HIV treatment outcomes for HIV positive Mother and Children

Despite continuous counselling through home visits, economic challenges are a major hindrance to better treatment outcomes among people living with HIV in Uganda. Athieno (not real name) is a 36-year-old single mother who lives in the Eastern division, Tororo municipality, Tororo district. She was enrolled into the OVC program in […]

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The Power of Collaboration in HIV Adherence and Viral Suppression: Emmanuel’s Story of Dealing with Opportunistic Infections

The Power of Collaboration in HIV Adherence and Viral Suppression: Emmanuel’s Story of Dealing with Opportunistic Infections

Emmanuel (not real name), a 15-year-old boy living with HIV had, for seven challenging months, grappled with a non-suppressed viral load, with a count of 36,874 copies/ml, from November 22, 2021. This situation not only jeopardized his stability in treatment but also left him vulnerable to opportunistic infections. The challenges […]

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Triumphing Over Teenage Pregnancy, HIV and Stigma: Janesten’s Journey to Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV

Triumphing Over Teenage Pregnancy, HIV and Stigma: Janesten’s Journey to Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV

In the remote village of Kasipodo, Osukuru Sub County, Tororo District, Eastern Uganda, Janesten (pseudonym) has been quietly battling the odds, overcoming not only the challenges of being an HIV-positive teenager but also the harsh realities of both HIV/AIDS stigma and teenage pregnancy to achieve safe motherhood. A Childhood Marked […]

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