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Women in Kyangwali, Uganda embrace delivery at health facilities

Asiimwe Jacqueline, 29, from Kyarusensa Village in the Kyangwali refugee settlement in Uganda is looking forward to giving birth to her third child in a month's time. And this time round it will be different; she will deliver in a health facility. 


Project brings optimism to the El Wak community

She speaks with assertiveness and vigour. AlasaGurhnGuure,57, hails from El Wak, Somalia, an area that is largely semi-arid. “Women in my area face challenges such as inadequate food and poor sanitation for their families. 


Yemeni woman refugee runs thriving grocery shop in Hargeisa

She poignantly reflects back on her life in Sanaa, Yemen, a few years ago. There was peace and she lived happily with her family. Life was without fear of what would happen the next day. She cooked diverse foods for her eight children and husband, a construction worker.


Man stands strong in the face of HIV/AIDS

He is a living example of how persons with HIV and AIDS can lead normal lives, be steadfast and be in the forefront in the fight against the disease. Joel Lupinda, 43, from Wapamesa Village in Kawambwa district, Northern Zambia is a strong ambassador of the HIV and AIDS fight. He often carries a cheerful smile.


Women and men reproductive health ambassadors

They joyfully and freely support expectant women. It is akin to giving a sisterly hand. Forty women are engaged in these services. One of them is Cecilia Auma, 55, who has been promoting safe women delivery for the last five years in Kyangwali Refugee Settlement, Uganda. 


Inspiring story ahead of the World Refugee day.