The European Commission has funded the economic empowerment programme since 2012, and additional funding was awarded in August 2017 by the National Lottery Community Fund. This generous support has helped to transform the lives of hundreds of young people with disabilities in Uganda.
“I grew up wanting to be an electrician, so nothing could divert me from my chosen career. I get good feedback from my customers.”
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The group meets under a tree outside local council buildings in Uganda. But the unusual location isn’t the only unorthodox thing about it.
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“Here in Uganda the attitude was negative. People with disabilities were often nicknamed ‘kateyemba’, which means ‘the unable one’”.
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