Welcome to the USAID OVC North East Activity Annual Newsletter (October 2022 – September 2023) Explore our achievements, highlights, and field stories by downloading the newsletter. Subscribe for updates on future editions and stay connected with our impactful work in North Eastern Uganda: Katakwi, Mbale, Busia, Sororti, Tororo and Kotido […]
Bahinda Abraham (Not Real Name), is an eight-year-old HIV-positive boy living with disability in Muyembe cell, Malukhu ward, Industrial Division, Mbale City. Abraham’s father abandoned his pregnant mother, leaving her in a state of helplessness. Born HIV-positive, the overwhelmed mother made the decision to entrust her one-year-old child to her […]
Olupe Village, Bisina Parish, Ngariam Sub County, is a close-knit community in Katakwi District, Uganda with a strong support system expanding beyond the home borders. This collective effort has played a pivotal role in reshaping the lives of HIV-positive children like 12-year-old Alfa enrolled on the OVC Program and safeguarding […]
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 […]
In the North Eastern Uganda, particularly in Kotido District, the battle against low-scale viral load suppression for children living with HIV (CLHIV) has been ongoing. Amidst this challenge, the story of Lopido Lawrence (Not real name), a 16-year-old HIV-positive adolescent enrolled in the USAID OVC North East Activity, stands out […]
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 […]
In the small village of Otucho, Dakabela Parish in Soroti District, Eastern Uganda, lives Angel (pseudonym), a young girl (17 years) enrolled in the USAID OVC North East Activity. Angel faced a challenging journey marked by poor parental support and the burden of being the only HIV-positive child in her […]
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 […]
Welcome to the USAID OVC North East Activity Annual Newsletter (Oct. 2022 – Sept. 2023)! Explore our achievements, highlights, and field stories by downloading the newsletter.
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Despite adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) appointments and treatment, non-disclosure and acceptance remains a challenge to people living with HIV in Sop Sop sub county, Tororo District. Angel (not real name), a 13-year-old twin, is living with HIV in a family of four, which includes their mother, father, and another […]