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Agriculture

Giving Life Back to a Ugandan Slum

Since June 2012 Sustain for Life and partners, Children on the Edge in the UK and Adolescent Development Support Network (ADSN) in Uganda, have been supporting the inhabitants of the “Soweto” slum outside of Jinja, Uganda. This programme has dramatically improved the situation within the community of Soweto for vulnerable people by creating a safer community for children where their needs…

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Agriculture

Improving Lives for Children in Detention

Sustain for Life, along with partner Send a Cow Uganda, worked to deliver an innovative, multi-faceted project to improve the lives and future prospects of children who are detained at Kampiringisa National Rehabilitation Centre. Kampiringisa is Uganda’s only juvenile detention centre for children aged 12-18. The centre was also a temporary home to children younger than 12, including…

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Agriculture

Improving Lives of Deaf Learners in Ngora

Ngora school for the deaf is one of only 3 specialist schools in Uganda, which has a population of 43 million. Children are educated from nursery to primary and then secondary.  Ngora School could offer opportunity for more children with special learning needs to be in school, however, it is currently operating with excess capacity….

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Agriculture

Assessing Visual and Hearing Impairments in Children

This project aims to discover and document how widespread visual and hearing impairments are among children and young people under the age of 15 in the Kisoro District, Uganda. Children with disabilities in Uganda are often stigmatised, hidden and neglected. Without support and information, parents and carers often consider children with disabilities unequal to their…

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Agriculture

Improving Nutrition in Rural Uganda

Aim: This 12 month project aims at improving the nutrition, health and livelihoods of vulnerable and marginalised families through food security and nutrition education. The poorest of the poor in Kanungu district in Uganda have been left out in almost all community development programs. Characterised by poor health, inadequate housing, insufficient nutrition and isolation from community…

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Agriculture

Growing a Better Future for Children in Remand

Early in 2014, Sustain for Life launched a programme at Mbale Remand Home in Uganda to improve the lives and livelihood prospects of children in detention, girls and boys aged 12 to 17 who had been in conflict with the law and were awaiting trial. Mbale is one of five remand homes in Uganda and some of the…

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