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Joan's story

Joan’s Story

Joan, 31, is the mother of three girls and the “house mother” for eight boys, at a boarding school for kids abandoned on the streets of Kampala. In this role, Joan is someone the boys can rely on to assist in their daily routines, speak with about a problem, or play a game of soccer.…

Making a Connection: Specioza

Specioza is a 28 years old woman.  Her life in Uganda has not been easy.  She was born with a heart valve condition, which has always impacted her life making it more difficult, and sometimes painful, to do things that many find normal. Last year, she was hospitalized for an extended period in Mulago Hospital…