Rays of Hope Hospice Jinja

Today we visited Rays of Hope Hospice Jinja , an organization that helps patients with chronic illnesses die with dignity. I met Jane , 62, who has Liver cancer and HIV/AIDS and got a chance to see first hand these wonderful first line health workers who visit terminally ill patients to alleviate their pain. We will in the near future include in our outreaches a palliative care component.

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Meet Lubanga and Dirisa - Our LEAP Youths launching their own business

Lubanga, 24, and Dirisa, 18, born and residents of Kibooba village in Mpoma parish, Nama sub-county are young determined individuals that are causing positive impact in th eir community. After joining the Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Apprenticeship program (LEAP) Lubanga and Dirisa decided to make an alliance and agreed to start a vegetable growing project. As part of this project they grow a variety of vegetables. Though most of the community members require a big piece of land to do agriculture, Dirisa and Lubanda have broken the status quo. Having acquired innovative skills through...

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Our LEAP Youths launching their own business

John Kafeero a 25 year old in Mpoma, Nama sub-county, married with two children. As a primary three dropout; Kafeero realized that he missed several opportunities in life because of the inherent weakness of failure to complete school. With a family and no source of income, John always looked desperate, his negative attitude towards starting small got him suffer for lack of an income to sustain him and his family. John says he owned a piece of land which he received as a gift from his relative but he later lost it in an exchange for a motor cycle. With this decision he had lost his only...

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Our Partner #Acodev at work with our Clinic Team!

We have had an orientation and are continuing ongoing training of NAWEC staff to the processes, procedures and to involve the entire team to build a synergetic unit. Action for Community Development (#ACODEV) has been retained as a consultant to provide their expertise in capacity building – primarily with the establishment of team building, financial and administrative policies and procedures, and a human resources manual.

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