Supporting Landmine Victims in Uganda

 
$55
$33,945
Raised
Remaining

Supporting Landmine Victims in Uganda

Supporting Landmine Victims in Uganda
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Beneficiary in her retail shop

Beneficiary in her retail shop
Silvia Acio, 40 years old, lost her left eye from a landmine accident in 2003. With the support from AAR JAPAN, she has recently started a retail shop. (May 14, 2012) (view small | med | large | orig)

Beneficary (right) with AAR JAPAN and ULSA staff

Beneficary (right) with AAR JAPAN and ULSA staff
AAR JAPAN staff interviews Komakech Moses, 26 years old, who had to amputate both of his legs in 2002 because of a landmine accident. He has recently opened a salon with support from AAR JAPAN. (May 14, 2012) (view small | med | large | orig)

Beneficiary in his house

Beneficiary in his house
Ogwal Francis, 27 years old, was injured by a landmine explosion while working as a road constrcution worker, and had to amputate his right arm in 2004. He has recently started a retail business and sells commodities in the market 3 days a week. (May 14, 2012) (view small | med | large | orig)

Beneficiary with her mother

Beneficiary with her mother
Solomon Onyong, 9 years old, amputated his right leg in 2003. His mother was provided commodities from AAR JAPAN to sell in the market. She hopes she can make enough of a profit, so that she can pay school fees for her 6 children, including Solomon. (May 15, 2012) (view small | med | large | orig)

Lira Regional Referral Hospital

Lira Regional Referral Hospital
The hospital where medical treatment assistance to 15 beneficiaries will be conducted. (May 14, 2012) (view small | med | large | orig)

Equipments for rehabilitation and prosthetic limbs

Equipments for rehabilitation and prosthetic limbs
All equipments are there, but the hospital does not have enough cost to install them and space to operate rehabilitation services. (May 14, 2012) (view small | med | large | orig)

Beneficiary with solar panel to open his salon

Beneficiary with solar panel to open his salon
Photo from Progress Report 'Thank you for all your support!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Beneficiary referred to hospital for rehab

Beneficiary referred to hospital for rehab
Photo from Progress Report 'Thank you for all your support!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Rehabilitation available at Lire Regional Hospital

Rehabilitation available at Lire Regional Hospital
Photo from Progress Report 'Mine Victim Assistance at Lira Regional Hospital' (view small | med | large | orig)

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Project Leader

Tomomi Awamura

Programme Coordinator
Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo Japan

Where is this project located?

Map of Supporting Landmine Victims in Uganda