Adolescents Sexual Reproductive Health Project

The historical conflicts in the great lakes region and other African countries resulted into Isingiro District having a large number of refugees (> 146,000). This high- ked the District’s population to > 56, 4465 people where 68% of them are adolescents and young men and women while 42% are adolescent girls and young women. The large population movement from their countries with conflicts and their mixed settlement with the local population in Isingiro District and surrounding communities is associated with; [...]

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Diabetes at School and Community Project

Many children living with type 1 diabetes in Uganda and their families experience a variety of problems in school and may encounter difficulty accessing the school environment and participating in school programs, such as physical education and other activities such as school trips. Children with type 1 diabetes are sometimes perceived as sick or abnormal due to little awareness of the condition. The lack of awareness and knowledge around diabetes within schools can lead to stigma, isolation and discrimination. [...]

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