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Heroism in the Uganda refugee camp.
27th Mar, 18 | Posted by Prasanna De Silva
Heroism in the Uganda refugee camp.

This put Jaqueline in a tough situation. The past months had been full of hardship as she had taken care of her children, endured pregnancy while travelling with no food, and given birth to her child in a refugee camp. Now here were four more boys, begging her to...

Empowering refugees to produce their own food.
20th Oct, 17 | Posted by Moses Mukitale
Empowering refugees to produce their own food.

Here, like the thousands of other refugees, Betty’s family has relied on food rations: bags of hard beans, corn soya blend, a small quantity of salt and a bit of oil. The ingredient make the same meal day in and day out, no variation.

Partnering together brings holistic change for women giving birth in Uganda.
15th Aug, 17 | Posted by Zeshi Fisher
Partnering together brings holistic change for women giving birth in Uganda.

We listened to stories from skilled midwives who shared their desire to provide the best possible delivery care but who often had to look after birthing mothers with no clean materials or even basic self-protection in the form of a pair of gloves.

World Refugee Day: A personal reflection.
20th Jun, 17 | Posted by Mwiyeria Munyeki
World Refugee Day: A personal reflection.

Protecting children begins with ensuring that their immediate needs are met. That’s why since March 2014, World Vision Uganda has been responding to the South Sudan refugee crisis by providing food, water, sanitation and hygiene services, livelihoods empowerment, education and child protection services.

Periods – they don’t need to be a pain: Menstrual Hygiene Management in Uganda.
28th May, 17 | Posted by Lauren Amadei
Periods – they don’t need to be a pain: Menstrual Hygiene Management in Uganda.

While I may have initially experienced embarrassment, I now know that menstruation is a normal part of life, and unites me with other women all over the world. This simple biological fact should not hold women back. It should not become a barrier to achieving great results at school...

Saving lives outside of the hospital – a midwife’s Vision Sisters motivation
15th Aug, 16 | Posted by Kristin Want
Saving lives outside of the hospital – a midwife’s Vision Sisters motivation

Australian midwife Kristin shares how doing something small can have a big impact when you get involved with Vision Sisters.