“We fight poverty”

Turwanye Bukyene is a Kinyarwanda phrase meaning “We fight poverty”. Gashumba and his colleagues named their newly formed SACCO intending to do just that; Fight poverty. 2 years since it was created, Turwanye Bukyene SACCO, with help from HIJRA, has blossomed into one of the most successful saving cooperatives in Oruchinga

Advertisements
Read more "“We fight poverty”"

HIJRA stands #WithRefugees

Celebrations for World Refugee Day in Nakivale Refugee Settlement kicked off with the sunny weather agreeing with the mood in the air for the day in Juru which when loosely translated from Kinyarusha means “Heaven.” The invited delegates and community members all came together to physically stand with the refugees as they commemorated their day. […]

Read more "HIJRA stands #WithRefugees"

UGANDA UNITES FOR REFUGEE SOLIDARITY

From 22 and 23 June, 2017, Uganda hosted the Solidarity Summit on refugees to discuss acute challenges the country is experiencing while managing the refugee crisis from her neighbors. The meeting was attended by H.E President Yoweri Museveni, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and other high level dignitaries. On the 22nd of June, State minister […]

Read more "UGANDA UNITES FOR REFUGEE SOLIDARITY"

HIJRA fast trucking vulnerable refugee cases through multiple activities in Nakivale.

Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid’s (HIJRAs) first month in Nakivale Refugee settlement in Isingiro district in the Southern Western Part of Uganda commenced at a time the Uganda Government through the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) is undertaking the refugee verification exercise in the Settlement. The verification exercise is being undertaken to update the […]

Read more "HIJRA fast trucking vulnerable refugee cases through multiple activities in Nakivale."

“Women Power!”

Women are faced with countless challenges that greatly hinder their ability to have equal standing in society with men. Women are majorly responsible for household activities including: agriculture, food preparation, fetching water, gathering firewood and some pay school fees for their children. On top of the hard day to day activities, the women have to […]

Read more "“Women Power!”"

‘’From peace in the home to peace in the world: Make education safe for all’’.

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an international campaign which takes place each year and runs from 25 November (International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women) to 10 December (Human Rights Day), also encompassing other important key dates like World AIDS Day. On 28th November HIJRA in partnership with other […]

Read more "‘’From peace in the home to peace in the world: Make education safe for all’’."