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Growing Through COVID-19!

Women with disabilities share their experiences of growth through COVID-19 and the effectiveness of the seed grant on their livelihoods. I am Ms. Zaitun Alice of Kochi sub county, Kochi parish now a widow during the covid-19 lockdown. I thank NUWODU for opening my mind. I started Kochi Women with Disabilities group in 2015 with […]
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Inspiring Model Groups

Juliet Alinda, a woman with a physical disability went back to her parish of Lujorongole and put to use the skills learned from an activity intended to strengthen the implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) Articles 6 and 27. She started  a massive mobilisation drive to form […]
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Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Indigenous Minority Groups

Women and girls with disabilities in Kasese district experienced multiple challenges that did not only stem from COVID-19 imposed lockdown but also effects of the floods experienced in 2020. The Kasese Management Committee reported that over 5,525 people were affected by floods amidst the COVID-19 pandemic doubly affecting the residents of Kasese district. The double […]
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Crème of Media from Teso Sub-Region Trained in Inclusive Reporting

The media is a powerful tool when it comes to changing attitudes, ending stigma, discrimination and exposing social problems. However, for persons with disabilities, the media is more of a sword than a tool that can drive social change and justice. It is biased, it is sensationalist, and negative in its language and reference to […]
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Run For The Education Of Women With Disabilities

The 4th annual Makerere University Business School alumni run returned bigger than ever after a year away due to the COVID-19 restrictions of 2021 that curtailed its occurrence. Intended to enable women with disabilities attain higher education at Makerere University Business school, the annual fundraising event drew representation from organisations of persons with disabilities like […]
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Lifting The Status Of Women With Disabilities

I am Ms. Alinda Juliet 49 with physical disability, married and a mother of 7 children in Omoro district, Lakwana Sub County, Lujorongole Parish, Lagwedola village. NUWODU has really uplifted our status as WWDs. One day, NUWODU invited community leaders and women with disabilities for sensitization at the sub county. My friend told me about […]
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Benefitting from A Government Program

I am Ms. Namukaya Florence, of Buchamata village,Kalyowa parish, Irongo sub county Luuka district aged 42, with physical disability, married with 9 children.  When I married, my in-laws did not like me saying their son had married a girl with leprosy. My husband left the village, we were extremely poor, and we used to work […]
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A Woman with A Disability Attains Spousal Support!

I am Ms. Kagoya Faridah aged 30 of Buchamata village, Kalyowa parish, Irongo sub county Luuka district.  I am physically disabled and married to Mr. Yosiya Balietega, a person without a disability with whom I have 8 children. I was born normal but at 13, my sister and I feel sick for three years, both […]
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