Stories

Story of 11 year Old Esther born with Spinal Bifida

Story of 11 year Old Esther born with Spinal Bifida

Meet Prosy one of Tukundane ladies together with her daughter Esther who was born with spinal bifida, a birth defect where there is incomplete closing of the backbone and membrane, which has made it difficult for both prosy and Esther to live happy life. Esther who is 11 years of age has to wear pampers since she can’t take herself…

Meet Justine who is positive single mother with nothing

Meet Justine who is positive single mother with nothing

Meet Justine who is HIV positive single mother with nothing. Both Justine and her son are HIV positive. Justine found out about her status while she was pregnant with her child, she was told she could give birth to health baby free of HIV. However, when it was her due time, Justine went to hospital unfortunately nurses refused to attend…

International Womxn’s Day – The Tukundane Organisation

International Womxn’s Day – The Tukundane Organisation

I sat down with Phiona from Tukundane, which is an organisation in Uganda that helps improve the lives of single mothers with HIV. They help tackle the issues these womxn face daily, as well as help educate communities on HIV and AIDS. What does the International Womxn’s Day slogan, #choosetochallenge mean to you in your work life?  To us, it…