COVID19 Updates

FLAVIA ABAKWASE: A SMALL BUSINESS OWNER WHO FOUND HER VOICE!

For Flavia Abakwase, a member of Agali Awamu Women’s Group in Kamira Sub County, like many others was brought up to think a husband was the sole decision maker in the home and she eventually carried this attitude into her own marriage. The idea of her starting her own business to sustain her household or …

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TOUGH TIMES DON’T LAST, TOUGH PEOPLE DO.

As the famous saying goes, “Thank God we do not look like what we’ve been through!” 15 year old Esther’s (not real name) demeanor is a perfect fit for this description. It’s possible that one may never know their true strength until crisis hits and being strong is the only option left. Smiling gracefully as …

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NAWOU CONDUCTS INTERVENTION FOR FAMILY FACING THE EFFECTS OF COVID-19.

When her husband left his family two months before the Coronavirus pandemic hit the country, Grace (not real name) was left devastated, uncertain of how she would single handedly fend for her five children. Her husband Timothy (not his real name) had moved to Kampala to seek means of survival for their family but this …

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FROM FLOUTING THE RIGHTS OF WOMEN AND GIRLS, TO PROTECTING THEM.

In Atirir, Amudat district, NAWOU Community Based Action Team (COMBAT) members Loesekol John, Lopeile Pembe David among others spearheaded an operation in delivering expectant mothers to health centers using their motorcycles.  This arrangement was introduced after the community identified Loesekol and Lopeile as model community members. These men respect the rights of their own wives, …

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