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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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USAID Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) North East Activity Annual Newsletter Oct. 2022- Sept. 2023

USAID Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) North East Activity Annual Newsletter Oct. 2022- Sept. 2023

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 […]

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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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