SANDRA

“All my life I have wanted to be a doctor, to help people.” Sandra, who is 25 years old, is reminiscing about her childhood, when she would steal her mother’s razorblade to fix the scalp wounds of unsuspecting children in her neighbourhood. “I must have been four years old, and I remember resting in my mother’s lap, overhearing her say to a friend ‘I think my daughter will become a doctor, just look how kind she is taking care of these kids’. Ever since then I have worked very hard to make that dream happen.” But, sadly, hard work isn’t always enough. Especially in a country like Uganda. The...

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LIQUID SOAP WORKSHOP

On 19th June 2015 at the NAWEC youth centre, our partners SAWA WORLD sent down a Liquid soap Sawa Spark. The spark taught 42 youth in attendance from our neighboring communities how to make liquid soap for both domestic and sell purposes. It was an interactive session that started off with the spark sharing his life experience in the employment world and later the inspiration behind starting out his personal business (liquid soap). He also shared his achievements and not forgetting the challenges that he has faced doing his own business. He encouraged the youth not to wait upon someone else...

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2015 SENIOR ONE STUDENTS – BISHOPS SCHOOL

SURNAME: APUDI FIRSTNAME: REBECCA DATE OF BIRTH: 9 th - September- 2001 PLACE OF RESIDENCE: Lukojjo- Nama- Mukono district Apudi is 14 years of age and is the last born in a family of 4 children; she is a daughter to the late Onzi Ibra and Kirabo Rose. Apudi is lugbara by tribe and a seventh day Adventist by faith; she lives with her mother and two siblings in a one bedroom rented house. Apudi lost one of her siblings in the past years. Since the death of her father the family has always lived under the care of their mother and the mother operates a small retail shop in the neighbourhood. She...

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2015 SENIOR ONE STUDENTS – BISHOPS SCHOOL

SURNAME: NABAGALA FIRST NAME: RETICIA MARIA DATE OF BIRTH: 7 TH /FEB/2000 PLACE OF RESIDENCE: Kituba- Nama- Mukono HOBBIES: Singing & playing Netball Reticia born to Ntege Constantino and Kimara Ruth is the firth born in a family of eight children. She is 14 years old, muganda by tribe and catholic by religion. Reticia’s lives under the care of her step brother Ssenoga Frank after her parents separated. Frank has been her primary guardian since 2006; in this very year (2006) Ntege (father) was diagnosed with anaemia and other complications which got him bed ridden for a long time till to...

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