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Kadaga appeals for more efforts to empower people with disabilities

The speaker of parliament Rebecca Kagada has blamed government institutions for alleged failure to recruit persons with Disability. Kadaga says although the government advocates for employment of persons with disabilities, it rarely employs the disabled. She also expressed worries regarding the unemployment trends among persons with disabilities and called upon both the government and private […]

Minister tips Ugandans on poverty

The State Minister for Elderly and Disability, Sulaiman Madada, has advised Ugandans to take advantage of the existing Government development programmes and get out of poverty. The minister notes that the majority of the poorest people in the country are people with disabilities, widows, and some sections of youth but very few of them are […]

Mukono people with disabilities get mobility aids

┬áMukono district has started implementing its policy of uplifting the welfare of people with disabilities through distribution of mobility aids. Among the items being distributed include wheelchairs and bicycles starting with those in rural sub-counties of Ntunda, Nagojje and Kimenyedde. The LCV chairman Francis Lukoya says the objective is to make them self sustaining and […]

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