Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda

 
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Note: These stories talk about the same issues that this project addresses, but are not necessarily about this specific project.

Child Labour

By a male, under 16 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of CHILD LABOUR In our village there are two children who are orphans. When their parents died their parents died their aunt took them and promised to educate them.Instead of standing by her words she started mistreating them, sending them to the market, making them iron upto late in the night and wash her clothes. Even when they were sick they never took care of them . One day a friend who worked with their father saw them selling water and bread to passers by.He took them to his home and told him to seek his help when in need when he handled the case. When the aunt realised it she sweet talked them so that they may not reveal the truth to the court. By good lack the man had accompanied the children with the police. This made the lady to be arrested and jailed as the man took care of the children and educated them.Today they are free in the man's home unlike at their aunts place. Read more.
Related to project keywords: iron, seek, free, today, children orphans

Old Woman

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of OLD WOMAN She has got to seventy years and above but the hopes of getting to her own home are so minimal.Anyone who looks at her wonders what makes her be in the urban area at that late age but they will never understand as she says to those who gossip about her. I was wondering what kind of work would she be doing if it was not for Ushirika a woman group that gave her somewhere to sell water and earn something for the day.She is always hopeful that one day somebody will help her out and get her a place to buy land and build a house for her. She has big children grandchildren and also great grandchildren and she always feel ashamed to be in the urban area but there is nothing she can do. Read more.
Related to project keywords: grandchildren, home, years, sell, day

Lucky To Be Supported By Ovc

By a male, under 16 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of LUCKY TO BE SUPPORTED BY OVC My name is Justus Chivondo from kakamega North district Our mother abandoned us to start staying with our grandmother For over 4 years we have been brought up by our grandparents.In 2008 the world bank enrolled us into their programme targeting orphans and vulnerable children and now we can draw a monthly support find of ksh 1500 for 5 years. Read more.
Related to project keywords: monthly, years, support, start, find

Creation Of Peacefull

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Rakai, Uganda
Map of CREATION OF PEACEFULL UPDF: This is means Uganda people defence Force which provides br defending of Uganda goverment from enemy and opposition attacks peaces fall solidiers which are respectively Uganda keep laws and order whereby every thing is ordered and having it's laws security on people of uganda because some of districts are surrounded by baracks so for security is well organised. Read more.
Related to project keywords: uganda, provides, having, security, order

Health

By a female, 46-60 years old , in Jinja, Uganda
Map of HEALTH As the saying goods,"Health is wealth" surely it is true .A Ugandan based mediological statute provides a new medical modulle through a health institute known as the living goods.This provides tablets very important for human body health and well being .The living goods has improved and saved many people of their lives and their life challenges. Read more.
Related to project keywords: health, new, provides, medical, goods

Income Generating Project

By a female, 31-45 years old,
Map of INCOME GENERATING PROJECT Iam having a business which i sell cereals.i never knew i can make it because i was very poor and helpless.Its good to join as a group of women.we were trained and supported to start small businesses has actually challenged me.Iam able to keep some money and save as adviced in the bank.Those people who used to love at me are coming for help.We meet as a group ad support each other through table banking.We also receive visitors who advice and give us more group popular and successfull. Read more.
Related to project keywords: support, give, having, income generating, meet

Income Generating Activity

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Kitale, Kenya
Map of income generating activity A boy started cooking 'kangumu '(mandazi tupe).He started with one packet in first day.He sold all of them.Next day he added to be two again he sold them all. As he saw the business is growing he started buying bundles of unga and managed to sell them all.He continue this for long and he was known by all people who had shops. The boy continue with the business until he bought a land build a house to stay and another one for business .He married a lady who also was a hardworker and they supported one another and continue very well. Read more.
Related to project keywords: two, business, income generating, sell, supported
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Project Leader

Twesigye Kaguri

Founder/ Director
East Lansing, MI United States

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