Charities Aiding the Public Health Crisis in Uganda

The escalating population in Uganda, now surpassing 49 million, underscores a pressing public health crisis. Various factors, including mental health, food insecurity, education and agricultural practices, collectively contribute to the deterioration of public health, highlighting the critical need for global charitable support Uganda faces severe food insecurity, with a Global Hunger Index score of 25.3. Read more…

12 Heart-Melting Pictures of Kids With Their Animal Buddies

These pictures of kids with animals are cute, of course. But they also show how animals help people in poverty. Some are pets providing companionship and joy, some are livestock helping families generate income, and some provide fertilizer for crops or nutritious milk to drink. One thing these animals all have in common: Children and Read more…

Lessons from civil society resilience as we face COVID-19

“Adapt, Improvise, Overcome – the human spirit will always survive” These are the words of advice a colleague who worked in Ebola affected areas sent to me at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. I expected something much more technical and practical. He is right of course. At a certain point, it’s the spirit and Read more…

Covid-19 could push 30 million African children into poverty

Covid-19 is putting a strain on societies and economies around the world, and the poor who are carrying the burden of the disease, both in high-income countries as well as in developing contexts. Today, the World Bank has published its first assessment of the economic impact of Covid-19 in Sub-Saharan Africa, showing the devastating effects Read more…