Rose Uganda’s graduating Fellow takes the stage in a highly moving ceremony.
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
Her name is Dorika and she is 6. When Dorika’s mother was 3 months pregnant, Congolese rebels raped her and then raped her again when she was 8 months along. Forced to flee into Uganda, she delivered little Dorika in the jungle and was on the run for several months. By the time Dorika received medical attention she was 5 […]
This is the story of our colleague, Kiggala Nalubwama Mastulah, a Ugandan woman that is now Executive Director of Uganda Federation of the Hard of Hearing. At the young age of 10, Mastulah lost her hearing, which changed her life forever. However difficult it may be for a girl to grow up in Africa, it doesn’t compare to the sufferings […]