Success Stories Archive

A Helping Hand

Akello Betty is a 35 year old woman from Ojigo East village Mutir Parish, Wadelai Sub county Nebbi District. She studied up to senior 2 and became one of the several recruits of National Union of Women with Disabilities of Uganda to act as ...Read More

Rights Awareness

    “I thought the father of my first two daughters was doing me a favor by loving me.” Paska Anobe is a 39 year old illiterate mother of four children. A dweller of Ogwele East Village in Pakwinyo parish, a sub-county of Wadelai ...Read More


An apprentice is someone who learns the skills of a trade from the hands of a skilled employed for a fixed period. National Union of Women with Disabilities of Uganda availed seven girls with disabilities the opportunity to learn hairdressing and tailoring skills from ...Read More

Male Inclusion

Happy faces and an infectious song and dance were the welcome NUWODU received from the women and girls with disabilities of Kucwiny and Wadelai subcounties of Nebbi district, as the women and girls with disabilities shared their stories of change. Agwakuta F. narrated how ...Read More

Positive Living

Kyarimpa Jennifer a woman with a physical disability and a mother of three children from Central Division Bushenyi confessed to being HIV positive after the intervention of Bushenyi Union of Women with Disabilities. Women with Disabilities were sensitised on credentials of a good marriage, ...Read More

Blind Business

  Midias Mukura a mother of three children became blind at the age of six after pepper was put in her eyes by an unknown person. Midias joined Bushenyi Women with Disabilities Association where she was given skills on economic empowerment. As a subsistence ...Read More

Attitude Change

Kado a girl with a hearing challenge enrolled in school after a long stay while at home due to discrimination because of deafness. At the on set of the Mitigation of Gender based Violence including prevention of Child neglect in Koboko District, a right ...Read More