Conserving The Environment And Creating Jobs

His Story Before the war broke out in Congo, I was living a comfortable life. My father was working as a medical doctor and a pastor. But all this changed when the war broke out; we lost everything and had to flee to Uganda. My family and I resettled in Kyaka II refugee settlement, but […]

Skilling Adults: Sebastian’s Realised Dream

Seven years ago, a taxi stopped at Nakivale Refugee Settlement in Isingiro District, and a severely broke twenty-eight-year-old disembarked. Save for the paltry four hundred Ugandan shillings (about ten pennies) and a one thousand shillings airtime debt on his tattered phone, Sebastian Muzahura had nothing to his name. Not even the day’s meal! His host […]

Protecting the Girl Child in the Time of COVID-19

Gazing into the sky as she speaks, the emptiness in her occasionally teary eyes shows. Her words come from a place of trauma. Though carefully masked, every word is laced with pain. The little girl’s attempt at veiling her wounded soul seethes. Indeed, Mercy (not her real name), a Congolese refugee in Uganda, has known […]