Preparing matoke

Surviving on a shoestring

  Guderia was deserted by her husband last year. Left to fend for her five children without even a house to live in, she was given a tiny patch of land. The plot is too small to grow enough food to sustain the family but she was able to build a little mud hut to…

The front of the building taken from the entrance to medical ward

Mothers’ Waiting Home update

Kisiizi mothers’ waiting home, funded by donations to Kisiizi Partners, is well on the way to completion. When open it will house up to 24 high-risk mothers towards the end of pregnancy, enabling then to wait for labour in safety on the hospital site. Mothers’ waiting homes have a successful track record of improving both…

Lorry crash victim

Just a minute…

That was all it took to change Evas’ life… one minute she was speaking with the other fifty or so people travelling on the back of a lorry to attend a funeral, the next she was lying dazed on the ground with pain in her chest and leg and great trouble breathing. The lorry had…