Our Stories

  • 21 Dec 2016

    As part of efforts to maintain the existing goodwill and enhance peaceful co-existence while building self-reliance among host communities and the refugees, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Adjumani district local government engaged the youth in an innovative approach that help them turn their challenges into opportunities.

  • 25 Jun 2015

    When it comes to investing, three words often come to mind: risky, intimidating, and scary. But Dr.William Olwoch-Lalobo, Dr.Margaret Lubega and Dr.Emmy Wasirwa, are the exception to the rule.

  • 24 Apr 2014

    An estimated 1.1 million children have been orphaned by Uganda's devastating AIDS pandemic. Unlike boys, girls like 13-year-old Barbara Apire, are discriminated under the customary laws, and are excluded from inheriting their parents’ land and property.

  • 27 Jun 2013

    In 2008, the Speaker of the Parliament of Uganda, her deputy, the leader of the opposition, and several ministers and lawmakers, made their way to the central western district of Masaka to launch an outreach forum.

  • 25 Jun 2013

    Despite walking a distance of 10 kilometers every day, sometimes without a proper meal, the teachers at Nakalama Primary school are always at their desks at 8.00am and teach till 4.00pm. This is a drastic change from what the situation was in 2012 when a teacher would on average report to school once in a fortnight.

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