Living beyond the past

What happens when you get your happy ever after but with every waking day, you are afraid of what it will bring you and you no longer feel safe in your own home? This is how victims of domestic violence especially women and girls in households feel nearly every day of their life. Yolanda (not […]

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“SAVING OUR GLOBE: GOING GREEN.”

HIJRA with funding from the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) is implementing a project on climate resilience in Oruchinga Refugee Settlement in Isingiro District. The project aims at improving the resilience of  refugees to climate change-related effects as well as reducing the adverse effects of climate change. Learning visits were  conducted in Namutumba where refugees learnt […]

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HEARING THE SILENT CRY FOR HELP…

Mental illness is one of those topics ignored especially in the African community yet it has been responsible for the death of 800,000 people per year. When left untreated it leads to psychological issues like depression, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), violence, dementia and suicide. In Uganda, if one shows any mental health disorder, they […]

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SAFI BAKUUKAHE

Some people use their talents for entertainment, others use them as a way of passing on valuable lessons and messages but for Safi Bakuukahe, 25, she used her talent of drama and arts to get her life back on track. Seated in her newly renovated house, Bakuukahe acclaims drama for saving her life. It was […]

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“SAY NO TO CONFLICTS”

Peace is a key factor in the development and sustainability of any society and nation. Without peace, the world would be a difficult place to live in. This is why on the 21st of September every year, United Nations and the rest of the world are reminded of the importance of maintaining world peace by […]

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