Hunger & Livelihoods

Thursday 29 September 2016

Save the Children empowered me to give back to my community – Patrick Otukene

Nineteen-year-old Patrick Otukene, from Patalira Village, Gulu District, lost both his parents as a young boy.

Patrick Otukene was trained in Tin Smith under Save the Children YIELD Project, now he is a local artisan trainer with the new Youth Empowerment Bulgari Project.

Under the guardianship of his uncle Christopher Ojok, Otukene attended Bungatira Primary School, where he completed his primary education.  

Tuesday 27 September 2016

From one kilo of peas to seven million shillings in two years!

Bwambale Rickdan is a 17-year-old youth from Nyamisingiri Village, Nombe parish, Nombe sub-county in Ntoroko district. Born in a polygamous family, Rickdan did not have a chance to complete secondary school.

Monday 11 July 2016

YIELD gave me a shot at life – Constance Auma

"I don’t feel sorry for myself and I don’t want anyone to feel sorry for me. As a matter of fact, sometimes I forget about this disease, AIDS, which I have to live with for the rest of my life" - Constance Auma.

Monday 16 November 2015

Nelson dares to dream

Twenty-year-old Nelson Okello has a dream. This year, he wants to start constructing a brick house roofed with iron sheets. But how can that be possible, considering that his family has always lived in grass thatched huts.

Tuesday 19 August 2014

Maternal and newborn health in Nyumanzi refugee camp

Encouraging mothers and their partners to attend antenatal care (ANC) sessions is the most important avenue the health centre is using to reduce these challenges.