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NAKAYENGA SUSAN

I am aged 17 and in senior four at Mt St Henry’s High School, Mukono. My father died of HIV when I was too young and I don’t remember him. I stay at Seeta Nazigo with my mother, Nakajjubi Florence, and two sisters and two brothers. Aunt Dr. Noerine Kaleeba did not let us down. She organized my secondary school education and also introduced me to KLC, and this brought a better me. I was introduced to retreats and career days where I chose to be a counselor, for which I need to be confident and friendly. To achieve my dream I have to balance my subjects and learn languages. I am working hard to...

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Kasumba Tadeo: From Seeta Nazigo to Makerere University to Accounting Profession

I was born on 8 Aug 1988 to the humble family of Mr. Francis Bunnya and Ms Teddy Namisango in a village called Seeta Nazigo founded in Mukono District, Uganda. My family took me through school up to primary five in 2001 when my father fell ill and bedridden for three years due to HIV/AIDS. This prolonged illness caused my father to lose his job as a driver. I was fortunately granted an education scholarship by The Aids Support Organization (TASO) from primary six until I finished secondary school. After secondary school, I had no hope of pursuing university education though my performance was...

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VISIT TO NAMA WELLNESS COMMUNITY CENTRE IN AUGUST 2014 by Sandra Anderson, KLC Board President

It was a pleasure to visit the new Nama Wellness Community Centre (NAWEC) in Mukonoto meet the staff and to see the consultation rooms and well-equipped laboratory. Most of all I was happy to see children and adults being diagnosed and treated for malaria, respiratory diseases and other ailments, and receiving treatment from the well-stocked pharmacy. I was fortunate to participate in a community outreach, which happens every Thursday respectively to the 46 villages throughout Nama Sub-County…usually under a tree. Quality HIV counseling and testing are provided on site. A highlight for me was...

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