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Oyella Christine

Oyella Christine

Christine is age 40 and lives in a rented home (one room and kitchen) in Bugembe. She supports her 5 children, ages 3 to 14 plus 2 girls ages 17 and 8 of her sister who died. Christine’s husband died in 2000. They had moved to Jinja in 1991 because of the war. Christine earns […]

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Ajuleta Achayo

Ajuleta Achayo

The family lives in Danida. There are 9 in the household which includes her husband, 6 of her own children ages 5 months to 13, plus a niece (child of her sister whose father died). Her husband does occasional contract work picking up scrap to sell to a steel rolling company. She makes beads.The family […]

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Santa Owor

Santa Owor

Santa is age 45 and is renting a room in the Masese area of Jinja. Her husband died in 1994. She lives with her 4 children ages 13 to 22 plus 3 dependents. She does distilling to earn income and has just recently started beading. She had moved to Jinja from Kitgum in 1988 because […]

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Gutu Milly

Gutu Milly

Gutu Milly, age 44, lives with her two children and 4 other dependents in a single rented room in the Danida area of Jinja. The children range in age from nine to 18. She is a widow, and does a combination of distilling, making beads and casual labor at a local factory to earn a […]

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Grace Latigo

Grace Latigo

Grace lives in the Walukuba area of Jinja with one child, age 15 plus 2 nieces and 1 nephew, ages 12 to 18 of her late brother. Her husband died in 1998 due to an accident. The family had moved to Jinja from Awere in 1995. She currently does beading to earn income. She used […]

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Christine Owiny

Christine Owiny

Christine Owiny’s household consists of 5 individuals, including herself, her husband, and her 3 children aged 11, 9, and 7 years old. Her husband struggles as an electrician on a contract basis who sometimes remains unemployed for up to 6 months at a time. Christine, age 32, used to sell fish, which she then replaced […]

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Betty Apiny

Betty Apiny

Betty is 36 years old and lives in the Danida area of Jinja with her husband and three children ages 3 to 15. They live in a rented room. Her husband does occasional casual labor but it is hard to find work. Betty is a beader. She came to Jinja in 1999 from Kaberamaido near […]

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Amito Molly

Amito Molly

Amito Molly lives in the Walukuba area of Jinja. There are 13 children in her home. Seven are her children and 6 others are orphans from her siblings who have died. None of the orphans are in school due to lack of school fees. Two of her children are also at home due to lack […]

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Serepina Oundo

Serepina Oundo

Serepina lives in Waulukuba East with her five children. She has been in Jinja since 1972. In the past she resold dresses, but now needs capital to buy more. To make money she now makes necklaces.Her children are often sent home due to no school fees.She hopes to make enough selling beads to keep her […]

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Nekolina Oyella

Nekolina Oyella

Nicolena lives in a rented house in Danida. There are 12 people in the household including her husband, 8 of their own children plus 2 grandchildren whose father died in the war. Their ages range from 6 to 22. She came to Jinja in the mid-1980s. Her husband was working at a steel rolling plant […]

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