13 year old Jolly Muhindo, a primary six pupil at Ighomerwa primary school located on the steep hill of Bukonzo sub-county in Bundibugyo district wants to become a nurse. Each day, she walks more than a kilometre up hill to her school. Owing to its location, access to power is a dream far from... read more
When communities in Masindi District started complaining of receiving expired tuberculosis (TB) drugs from The AIDS Support Organisation (TASO) - Masindi branch, the Masindi District Forum for HIV/AIDs did not take this lightly. In partnership with the National Forum of People Living with HIV/... read more
Benson Okello, the Head Teacher of Rackoko Primary School, speaks with excitement and confidence. The long awaited classroom blocks, whose construction had stagnated for the past 8 years, have finally been completed. The school now has 4 more classrooms to accommodate its increasing population.... read more
For a long time, residents of Muhokya Sub-County in the neighborhood of Queen Elizabeth National Park faced the wrath of elephants that destroyed their crops and in some instances killed people. They did not know how to seek reparation.
After attending civic education trainings... read more
Established 3 years ago, Kiyunga youth drama group was initially formed to raise funds through entertainment. However, when DGF partner Communication for Development Foundation (CDFU) introduced “Rock point 256”, a radio drama broadcast twice a week on 24 stations that models and reinforces... read more
Like any happy mother, 21-year-old Berna Akwang beams with obvious joy as she makes funny faces and speaks happily to her one-year-old daughter, Morgoth.
The daughter is named after a youth group made up of reformed cattle rustlers, comprised of young men and women in Karamoja,... read more
For over 20 years, the people of Northern Uganda suffered death and indignity in the hands of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA)
Throughout this period, loss of lives, abductions and destruction of property were a daily occurrence rendering the population helpless and reduced to... read more
In rural Uganda, polygamy is widespread at 17% (UDHS 2011) and the resulting large families often end up in conflicts related to inheritance and property ownership. 86 year old Mzee Christopher Tanga lives in Kayoro Village, Butebo Sub County in Tororo District. He is frail and his upper back... read more
Lucy Aciro is a 26-year-old widow, living with her two children aged four and eight in Oyutu ward in Pader Town Council. For some time, she faced intimidation from a female police officer, who worked at Pader Central Station, over a case in which Lucy was accused by her co-wife of failure to pay... read more