RURAL WOMEN EMPOWERMENT NETWORK
On behalf of the women, I wish you a merry Christmas season and a prosperous new year
2010 together with our friends who are always with us in their hearts.
Thank you very much for your donation of 1,000,000 shillings which was delivered to us on 20 December 2009. The women were so delighted.
The group started in October 2008 with five trained members.
Teopista Auma Chairperson
Mary Justin Ayo Vice Chairperson
Sabina Wanyongo Secretary
Rose Awwo Treasurer
Annie Namanyi Publicity
The group has now grown to rural women as a base and we have a branch in Bugiri too.
Right now the group stands as follows: -women, widows, children and the elderly.
Men 4 men; 2 are HIV positive'2 are widowers
We are now taking care of 100 children only due to capacity of our group.
Long term survival skills HIV/AIDS-
On health and nutrition:
On nutrition we prepare millet porridge and soya porridge flour for HIV+ sick people.
Nurse ulcers wound and daily dressing.
We have given 50 pigs kept in different homes for multiplication to reach each member in
The nearest future.
We have bought 3 blankets for three old women how are very needy.
Also a blanket for an HIV positive boy of 12 years.
We have provided scholastic materials for 100 school age children.
We gave a top-up boarding fee for 2 girls who are now joining senior 2 this year.
We went to Bugiri and trained more than 50 women in long-term survival skills.
Our plans for 2010:
To continue with long-term survival skills for Bugiri & Busia.
To continue assisting OVCs & elderly, HIV+ women & widows.
To involve in poultry & piggery as income generating activities.
To continue nursing the sick-
Agriculture for nutrition e.g. vegetables, beans, soya & millet.
Greetings to our donors.
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