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Jane K. | Uganda

Jane K. | Uganda

Jane, 62, belongs to a Nyaka Grandmother group in the Kanungu district of Uganda, which WE supports with funding for their microfinance program. Jane cares for three grandchildren, two of whom are from her son who passed away. She operates a small restaurant at a bus...
Peace | Uganda

Peace | Uganda

Meet Peace from Uganda Peace, 57, lives in Katojo village, in the western Uganda Kanungu district. She lives with her two grandchildren, Tukamushaba Sheilah (10) and Nahurira Violah (7), who she became caregiver for after her daughter passed away.  Peace participates...
Kabaami | Uganda

Kabaami | Uganda

Kabaami Aisha is 66 years old and is from Rwemisisi cell,  Kihihi  town  parish,  Kihihi T/council, Kanungu district. She lives with three  grandchildren  of  her  late  son.  These came to the grandmother’s home after the death   of   their   father   who   had  ...
Jane | Uganda

Jane | Uganda

Jane cares for five grandchildren. Jane Batsitire was 62 when she lost her son and began caring for her five grandchildren, ranging in age from six to 16. She worries about educating her grandkids as school in Uganda is not free. But even a loan as small as $14 is...