KYIWA JACKSON

I was born in 1995 by my mum Nakalanzi Harriet and my father, the late Jackson Male who died in 1996. You cannot imagine never looking at your biological father, because in my mind, I don’t remember his real image, but those were all God’s plans. I have two sisters, Namale Ritah and Nakamatte Esther. When my father died, life became too hard. Noerine Kaleeba started helping us in all aspects of life. I joined Yudesi Primary School in Kampala, and later I joined secondary and finished my O level at Mount St Henry’s High School in Mukono District. I am now at Bishops Senior School, Mukono,...

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SAWA WORKSHOP

Sawa World trains local youth as community reporters to document innovative and practical solutions within the community to boost livelihoods and help lift communities out of poverty. The solutions are then recorded and spread through the Sawa network to train additional community members. On 12 th of November 2014, partner Sawa World conducted a peer-trainer workshop with five youth and from Nama Wellness Community Center as well as our new Director of Youth Programming, Fuambe Helen. The training focused on five innovative solutions: Briquettes, paper bags, pineapple jam, flower growing and...

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YALE VISIT

A representative from Yale School of Medecine visited our NAWEC clinic recently to discuss opportunities for future partnership and collaboration. Dr. Tracy Rabin, director of the partnership between Makerere University in Kampala and Yale University (MUYU), along with NAWEC board members, Dr. Robert Kalyesubula and Hannington Nkayivu, and NAWEC staff talked about NAWEC, the needs of the community, and the services provided

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RAHU workshop

We are very excited to announce a new collaboration with Reach a Hand Uganda, our newest youth partner organization. RAHU visited Nama Wellness Community Centre on 28 October, 2014 to conduct a workshop for 25 youth from our catchment area in Nama Sub County. RAHU implements strategic and behavior change communication interventions in Uganda through working with volunteer/ peer educators at schools to create active Sexual and Reproductive Health clubs in schools across Uganda. RAHU generally provides youth peer provider services in established educational organizations and this event marks an...

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