Lucy Awkwang is part of Maternal May

Lucy and her family came to Kampala from the North during Uganda’s devastating civil war. After settling in Nakawa, Lucy’s husband left her with 6 children and two dependents in her care. Lucy, overnight, became a single parent to a large household and had to act swiftly. Lucy connected with…

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“Capping AIDS” Requires “Stepping It Up For Gender Equality”

Blog post by Christine Stenton, Monitoring & Evaluation Intern   As an intern for the CAP-AIDS Network working in Kampala with the organization CAP-AIDS Uganda – an organization supporting local efforts to resist, survive and overcome HIV/AIDS – I have seen the gendered impact that HIV/AIDS has within particular communities…

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Paul inspires

Paul is the head of the Aboke Youth Drama Group. See April’s blog post for a great story on how the drama group began! We are highlighting Paul as one of many inspirational community leaders that continues to focus on HIV/AIDS prevention and ending stigma and poverty around the disease.…

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