HIV/AIDS has claimed many lives in Uganda since the early 80s and it continues to be a leading cause of adult disease and death in Uganda.
2010 VOF Module 1
The evening that I met Rosemary Mukwewa was filled with a cold breeze. Already the lights were shinning on the streets and the last group of workers was arriving home.
Three years after the 1948 enactment of Apartheid in South Africa, a beautiful girl with big diamond blue eyes was born in the “Diamond City” of Kimberly. Fast forward to now.
She belongs to the class of the fighters. A seller of fruit and vegetable from childhood, she never attended school.
Living on the Edge? Never Give Up!!
From a distance I caught the aromas of coriander, cinnamon and something.. freshly fried?
In Papua New Guinea, like in many other societies, men are seen as head of households, chiefs, spokesmen, landowners, knowledgeable, and everything they say and do is seen as right and accepted.
In front of me are two two-storied brick buildings and a wooden building. It is almost twelve noon.
“If a woman is given a chance, she will do wonders […] it is the woman who runs the family and finally a society, so in order to maintain good families and a good society, we must uphold the rights of
I met her on March 31st, 2007, performing at a community event for teen and pregnant moms in the South Bronx.