With an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for her community, Frances Adong took personal hardship and turned it into public goods.
The challenges her mother faced as a single mom inspired Jean-Christabel Asipkwe to take a closer look at the lives of women refugees fleeing South Sudan.
In Uganda’s Bidibidi refugee resettlement camp, one woman is helping others make money—and heal—through a jewelry-making group.
In Uganda’s refugee settlements, where even the most basic supplies are hard to come by children are making playthings out of unexpected materials.
Uganda is now sheltering more than one million South Sudanese refugees. For many families, the decision to leave home for a life of uncertainty is not made lightly. And the journey—often on foot—can be full of danger.
Women bear the brunt of the battle against hunger, but they’re also a powerful force capable of feeding their communities.