Ugandan Grandmothers Programme in Kyabarungira, Kasese, Uganda

The overarching aim of this programme is to develop integrated supports to grandmothers in Uganda who are caring for children and grandchildren affected by HIV/AIDS and poverty

Project period: 01/2019- to date; Funded by 70 individual global donors.

The overarching aim of this programme is to develop integrated supports to grandmothers in Uganda who are caring for children and grandchildren affected by HIV/AIDS and poverty.

An additional objective of this programme is to educate 100 households of grandmothers caring for HIV positive children/grandchildren about topics such as a healthy lifestyle, nutrition and disease prevention.


Activities include
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  • Designing an integrated programme which provides supports to grandmothers caring for children affected by HIV/AIDS and poverty.
  • Facilitating informative discussions surrounding the topics of hygiene, HIV prevention, nutrition, children’s health, parenting skills and exercise specifically targeted at older people.
  • Executing workshops aimed at training grandmothers in agricultural input for kitchen gardens.

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