Susan Amongi, Home of Hope Resident

A New Year and New Residents at the Home of Hope

A New Year and New Residents at the Home of Hope The Home of Hope is a community-based attempt to address an ongoing national crisis in Uganda. As of 2017, the United Nations reports that about 750,000 women over the age of 15, and 95,000 children 14 and under are living with HIV/AIDS in Uganda. […]

Two months later, hope is alive and well!

It has now been two months since the first cohort graduated from the Home of Hope Transitional Living Centre in Uganda. CAPAIDS-Uganda Project Officer Olivia Among has been keeping in touch and visiting with the graduates. She recently shared some wonderful updates about the lives they’re building back home. Using the skills and confidence they […]

At Home at the Home of Hope Shelter

CAP/AIDS is thrilled to announce that 12 women (and two babies) are now living at the Home of Hope shelter in Uganda! With the donations contributed through the CAP/AIDS community in Ottawa and across Canada, CAPAIDS-Uganda has renovated the building, fully furnished the accommodations, stocked the kitchen and hired a resident manager to oversee the […]

A fresh coat of paint and crops ready to go!

April was a busy month at the CAPAIDS-Uganda Home of Hope as preparations continued for the opening of their Rehabilitation Shelter for Young Women. Some freshly painted walls have brightened up the space – both interior and exterior – making the space ever more comfortable and welcoming for the twelve women who will soon be […]

Renovations Complete for Home of Hope Shelter

Home of Hope shelter set to open it’s doors this Spring! CAP/AIDS Uganda is pleased to announce that the Phase 1 renovations at the Home of Hope are complete and the centre is ready to open its doors as a rehabilitation shelter for street-involved and vulnerable young women. The project, expected to get underway in […]

Safe Shelter

Lira, a city in Northern Uganda, is a bustling commercial city located at the crossroads between the southern and eastern parts of the country and neighbouring Kenya,  and the towns, cities and farms to the north – stretching up to South Sudan.  It has known hard times –particularly at the height of the AIDS pandemic […]

Project Development: Setting up a Shelter in Lira

Jennifer Pasiciel, CAP Network IYIP Intern I am just about half way through my contract here in Lira, Uganda with lots of exciting projects on the go!  It’s been busy busy busy to say the least, which is great because it is making the time fly by, but also not so great because it is […]

Community /kəˈmjuːnɪti/

All for one and one for all – Aleksandra Lukasiewicz, CAP Network IYIP Intern Community /kəˈmjuːnɪti/ – The people of a district or country considered collectively, especially in the context of social values and responsibilities. A feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals. In my time and […]

Youth farming their way to a more prosperous future

Dorcus, a 26 year old farmer from Boroboro, was invited to a CAP Network agriculture and livelihood training held by our partner CAPAIDS-Uganda in July 2015. She was one of fifteen youth trained in modern agriculture techniques and health and among nine youth that CAP Network intern Aleksandra Lukasiewicz met with this month (pictured together). […]

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