Coming out on the other side

My friend texted me after she had read the “Happily Never After” story that I featured on this blog last week. She asked whether I was only writing about Ugandans that had overcome abusive relationships and I told her that if I got an opportunity to interview those outside Uganda, I would definitely take it…

Happily Never After

Little girls dream of the day when their fathers will hold their arm, walk down them aisle to hand them over to the  man of their dreams to live happily ever after. However, for some Ugandan women, the case of happily ever after is a tale that has remained in the story books and Telemundos.…

“I have a plan”

” I have ever made 100 dollars. You know how? Someone hooked me up with a white man at the Sheraton that wanted my services, he was going to pay me well. I was 19 and I was hot. I thought 20,000 shillings maybe. So I put on my best clothes and there I was…

“I am the mama of the prostitutes here”

  “Everyone knows me as the mama of the prostitutes in this area. I came here in 2000 after the death of my husband. He loved me. He pampered me. We had property together. I lost him to sickness in 1999 shortly after the birth of my son. My Husband’s elder brother had been hitting…

Her Name is Kitty #Hertale

She was my life’s constant until she met a guy, a Bengal with six packs. She didn’t hang around our compound anymore, was not there to welcome me and eventually, I moved on too. She reappeared 3 weeks later looking like she had put on some weight. I suspected she was pregnant and by the…