Partnering to ignite a change

In classes, I was always made sure to be aware of the growing problem that is the global health disparity. However, while in Uganda, I saw this problem manifest itself into the struggles of everyday people. I heard stories of resilience and survival. These people were truly inspiring mostly because

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Coffee farmers at an on-farm training. Many coffee farmers in Uganda, especially the young ones, face similar challenges. PHOTO BY MICHAEL J SSALI

Young farmers discuss challenges

Thirty young farmers from Masaka, Rakai, Lwengo and Bukomansimbi districts participated in a discussion organised by Kitovu Mobile, an anti-AIDS NGO, in Masaka Town last week and revealed some of the main challenges they face. The farmers, who included women, were all aged below 30 years and all had received

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A Duty to Help One Another

This is a guest post by Charles Matovu, acting CEO of Kitovu Mobile AIDS Organization. As you meander through the hills of the Kanungu District, the dusty roads dotted with potholes, you can’t believe that someone would have thought to lift up the health and social well-being of this remote community.

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Ms Robina Ssentongo, the director Kitovu Mobile Aids Organisation. PHOTO BY MARTINS E SSEKWEYAMA

Premarital sex blamed for failing HIV campaign

Masaka- Lack of moral values and premarital sex have been blamed for escalating HIV/Aids infection rates among adolescents in Masaka District. Ms Robinah Ssentongo, the director of Kitovu Mobile Aids Organisation, a local NGO, revealed that according to a survey made in Kyannamukaaka Sub-county by her organisation, the prevalence rate

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