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Justice obtained through the mobile court
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Justice obtained through the mobile court

        Mary during the Mobile court session. Mary is a 34-year-old single mother of three children. Mary was born and raised in Abim town council for the most part of her life. Since Mary is not formally employed, she relies solely on small scale agriculture and casual work for survival. In 2019...

A vegetable business that has boosted the livelihood of a household
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A vegetable business that has boosted the livelihood of a household

Nagudi Ayisat, 43 a resident of Konje village in Bunyafa Sub County in Sironko district is a member of Dubana Self Help Group (SHG) which was formed with support from Share An Opportunity Uganda in partnership with Kindernothilfe (KNH) on 22nd October 2018. The group constitutes of 17 members. She narrates; “before I joined the...

A life saved through SAO’s Primary Health Care Program in Mbale
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A life saved through SAO’s Primary Health Care Program in Mbale

On Thursday 1st April 2021 at around 10pm, heavily pregnant 35-year-old Moureen Mutonyi started experiencing contractions that would later lead to the birth of her 8th child, she thought that the birth would be as easy as the first seven. “I have been giving birth to my children from either home or in the hospital....

A business mind shaped through a Self Help Group (SHG)
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A business mind shaped through a Self Help Group (SHG)

My name is Susan Olayo. I am 28 years old, married with two children. I and my family live in Bunyafa, Sironko District. Three years ago, I and my family were living in a sorry state. My husband was a casual laborer who used to load bunches of matooke on trucks and in return, he...

“I want to represent my people,” Sylvia
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“I want to represent my people,” Sylvia

  39-year-old Sylvia Nabaffu is married with two children. Three years ago, Sylvia was a quiet housewife who would only wait for her husband to put food on the table. But with the introduction of the Self Help Group (SHG) model by SAO with support from KNH in Sironko District, Sylvia joined one of the...

SAO donates items to Abim CPS
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SAO donates items to Abim CPS

Share An Opportunity Uganda with support from Help A Child Netherlands has donated 19 bunk beds, 38 mattresses, 36 blankets, two 1000 liter water tanks, two printers and two filling cabinets and books to the juvenile section of the Central police station, Abim District. Speaking at the handover of the items, Mr Bombita Dennis the...

SAO gives out 2000 birds to 400 families in Abim
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SAO gives out 2000 birds to 400 families in Abim

  Share An Opportunity Uganda (SAO U) with support from Help a Child has given out 2000 kuroiler birds, (1600 hens and 400 cocks) to selected community members in Abim District. According to Mr Emmanuel Kizito Odong, a Project Officer with SAO, the 400 families that have benefited from the project are members Self Help...

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James’ plan to keep colleagues safe during the lockdown

My name is James Okullo; I am 18 years old and the chairperson of Pamoja youngsters Children’s Club in Awach Sub county, Abim District. Pamoja Youngsters has 18 members. Before the lockdown, the club had grown and we had learnt very many things such vegetable growing, making of re-usable sanitary pads, debating and we had...