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Empowerment for Confident Children and Youth in Kaberamaido: Solomon’s Inspirational Journey
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Empowerment for Confident Children and Youth in Kaberamaido: Solomon’s Inspirational Journey

Solomon stands proudly in the workshop beside a bed crafted by his own hands The Empowerment for Confident Children and Youth in Kaberamaido project was one of the leading transformation projects led by Share an Opportunity Uganda. Among its beneficiaries stands Solomon, a 24-year-old resident whose life story is a testament to the profound impact...

From UGX 500 to Two Million: How a Self-Help Group Has Changed Lives in Kaberamaido
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From UGX 500 to Two Million: How a Self-Help Group Has Changed Lives in Kaberamaido

In 2022, Agnes borrowed 50,000 shillings from Mon Kanyakino Self Help Group to start a business of buying and selling silverfish, tomatoes, and groundnuts. After repaying the loan, Agnes now raises school fees, clothes, and scholastic materials for her children through the micro-business. She also contributes to the construction of her family’s permanent house and...

July 28, 2023July 28, 2023by
Joyce Mary: From a school dropout to a community leader
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Joyce Mary: From a school dropout to a community leader

My name is Joyce. I am 35 years and I want to thank God for what He has done for me through Share An Opportunity Uganda (SAO U). I dropped out of school in Senior One because my parents could not afford the school fees payments. I immediately got married and produced children. Now, I...

July 21, 2023July 21, 2023by
Dimirira CLA advocates for water well rehabilitation.
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Dimirira CLA advocates for water well rehabilitation.

Before the formation of the Dimilira Cluster Level Association, the people of Bunyafa Sub-County in Sironko District suffered many issues in the community, among them a lack of access to clean water for drinking and domestic use. This exposed them to the risk of many preventable diseases, like typhoid, diarrhea, and dysentery. In November 2019,...

July 7, 2023July 7, 2023by
How Church Savings Group changed life for a Divorced Single Mother in Lwengo
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How Church Savings Group changed life for a Divorced Single Mother in Lwengo

Divorce often means the end of the road for most women in poor communities. But for Mable Ndagire a CCT Member in Kinoni Baptist church, it marked the opening of a new one. Ndagire’s husband divorced her, over her refusal to convert to Islam. Rather than succumbing to the trying demand, she joined Kinoni Baptist...

June 30, 2023July 7, 2023by
Planning together produces sweet yields for Families in Abim
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Planning together produces sweet yields for Families in Abim

I am Himran, a farmer from Aojapiro village, in Abim District. I have for long been engaged in subsistence farming. I used to earn very little yet endure so many challenges including inadequate school fees for children, poor dressing of family members, and inability to off-set medical bills due to low family income. They kept...

May 10, 2023July 7, 2023by
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Pastor Reaps Big from Better Coffee Management

Pastor John Makumbi from Luti Baptist Church has been involved in coffee growing for over 10 years. His yields were always low, and the quality poor. Each season, every year, brought unpleasant dwindling yields. But this now is a thing of the past. Share An Opportunity Uganda, a Child centered, Christian founded Non-Government Organization introduced...

April 13, 2023April 13, 2023by
Community radios of great benefit
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Community radios of great benefit

With the onset of COVID 19 in 2020 and the subsequent lockdown, it became hard for people to meet in groups or meetings yet this is one of the common means of interaction for people in rural communities. After a thorough study in partner communities in Abim District, it was noted that community radios would...

October 19, 2022October 19, 2022by
Joining hands for the good of the girl child
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Joining hands for the good of the girl child

Every 11 th of October, Uganda joins the rest of the world to mark the International Day of the Girl Child. This year, the commemoration is under the theme: the need to address the challenges girls face and to promote girls’ empowerment and the fulfilment of their human rights. The need to achieve the above...

October 11, 2022October 11, 2022by
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