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Positive Living; Key to a New and Healthy Life

Positive Living; Key to a New and Healthy Life

Martha* is a Zambian Refugee whose country of origin is The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Martha currently resides in Kanyama having sought asylum in Zambia in 1993 at the height of civil war in DRC. In 2010, Martha fell ill. “I got admitted at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) in Lusaka in a fairly good state but within two weeks my health deteriorated and I thought I would die any day.

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A life restored – the story of 23-year old Sandra*

A life restored – the story of a 23-year old lady

At the Makeni Refugee Transit Centre in Lusaka run by AAH Zambia, Sandra* goes about her chores confidently.  Except for a slight limp, she is a confident young lady and is at ease with her friends. What may not be immediately apparent to someone are the traumatic events that befell Sandra before she finally found a safe haven at Makeni.

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My Smile is back - Joseph Lupumba’s Story

My Smile is back - Joseph Lupumba’s Story

Joseph Lupumba has an important life lesson: to never give up.

Joseph, originally from Congo, was forced to flee his home county in 1994 at the height of war and conflict. While in Congo, Joseph was a teacher but when he came to Zambia he was unable to continue with his passion due to lack of opportunity.

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Fuel alternative saves time, money and environment

Fuel alternative saves time, money and environment

Population growth in Kyangwali refugee settlement, Western Uganda, has intensified pressure on the local environment and demand for natural resources, challenging Action Africa Help Uganda to provide an eco-friendly alternative to firewood.

 

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Child protection services support foster parents and seek justice

Child protection services support foster parents and seek justice

Three-year-old Bahati* survived death after she was abducted then later abandoned in a pit latrine. AAH Uganda community services placed Bahati under foster care with Zawadi* to care for her and help seek justice with AAH support.

 

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Inspiring story ahead of the World Refugee day.