38 year old Apio Maria was born and raised in Karamoja and married off at just a tender age of 16. Just like many Karamajong women, she cannot believe she now owns so much in her life and has people who look up to her. She says; “My husband, Lotte Joseph cared for his cattle […]
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This November, off my stage performances, I had an opportunity of meeting some smallscale women farmers who are supported by Oxfam and partners in Nebbi District. It was so different from my day to day routine as it gave me a whole new perspective on the efforts and struggles these women go through to feed […]
As GROW Week came to a close, Dorah Ntunga from Oxfam in Uganda reflected on World Food Day as the pivotal moment for Africa’s Women.Food.Climate campaign. Last week, in the lead up to World Food Day (Oct 16), I witnessed the true definition of power to the people. Across Africa, over twenty countries came together […]
As 32 countries compete for the World Cup title in Brazil, a different kind of tournament is taking place in northern Uganda. There, in the districts of Arua and Adjumani, young South Sudanese refugees have formed football teams to play for peace.
Last December, Nyakuoth Kuony was living happily in Unity, South Sudan, with her husband and five children. At 27 years-old, one of Nyakuoth’s wishes was to one day visit Uganda—little did she know she would soon end up there as a refugee.