Empowering with Vocational Skills

126 Young Adults Graduate from Rose Skills Development Program SOROTI – Soroti district leaders have lauded Rose Academies, a charitable organization, for skilling youth and Persons with Disabilities (PWDs). The remarks were Tuesday (January 10, 2023) made as 126 organization’s students at Gweri village; Gweri sub-county in Soroti district graduated and received certificates in tailoring and baking after six-month training. Soroti […]

Solving Global Health Problems

Students from Top Universities Provide Solutions to Save Lives Our partnerships with Santa Clara University, Cornell EWH and Texas A&M University continue to show that working together is the answer for solving global health problems. As we bring our healthcare programs into Uganda’s rural villages, lives are being saved. One mother was exuberant as she explained how her child was […]

The Growing Crisis of NCDs

This documentary features the shocking truths about non-communicable diseases in Uganda and how they are taking the lives of a much younger population. We approach healthcare challenges differently – and that’s a good thing! Our Rose Uganda Creative Arts Team (RUCAT) is tackling the growing crisis of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in a big way with their talents in music, dance […]

Meet Our Team

Meet our dynamic Rose Uganda Team Members These young adults are doing amazing work to save lives in rural Uganda, despite the ongoing pandemic COVID-19. Their efforts in teaching mothers how to feed and care for their infants, showing persons with disabilities how to improve nutrition by fortifying porridge, and holding interactive and engaging workshops are changing the way we […]

Empowering PWDs with Healthcare Knowledge

Workshops that are truly inclusive bring smiles to disabled persons in Gweri Sub County. Beginning in early 2021, Rose Uganda PWDs Chapter began providing persons with disabilities in remote villages of Gweri Sub County a comprehensive health and nutrition program in an effort to reduce malnutrition and preventable deaths of children. Lessons include workshops on nutrition, maternal & child health, […]

It began with a story…

Over 2 years ago, a visit to a rural village in Uganda to beta test a reproductive health program, set the foundation to a revolutionary healthcare education program. The beta testing of an application program was a complete success. Why? Because the application program was easy to navigate and featured simple graphics and vocabulary that was easy to understand. *Hedhi Help is […]

Removing All Doubts

People often ask me “what was the most memorable moment during your last trip to Africa?”   Without a doubt, I will forever remember when a Deaf teenage girl, who was severely scarred on half of her head, knelt down before me in gratitude to receive two of our volunteer made, washable sanitary pads. We all have experienced those moments […]

Keeping Girls in School Every day. Period.

February 25, 2016 In January our package finally arrived – a bit tattered but in one piece. Excitement filled the air as the girls waited impatiently to see the contents of this mysterious package from America. The girls squealed with delight as their teacher, Parchibell Feka, opened the box to reveal over a dozen dignity kits containing washable sanitary pads, panties, and a bar of […]