Cold and concrete

Take a stroll, you will find the homeless people of Uganda on main streets, markets, nooks and alleys. During the day, most are invisible. They blend with other kampalans.  The homeless of all ages sleep on street verandas at night – children, teenagers, old men and women waiting to die. Those that were are street…

  Homeless Kampalans – Jaffari’s Story

 After three years in Luzira prison, Jaffari is back to his spot in the city. Back to homelessness. Back to sleeping under the bare sky. Unsure of where to start from.  Prison gave him food and shelter, but the streets give him hope and freedom. The a 23-year-old narrates his story. “ My father run…

“I have a plan” #SexWorkerDiaries

” 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…

Eating competition in Uganda

Ladies and gentlemen there is an ongoing eating competition in Uganda today. It has been going on for as far as we can remember. The contestants are enlisted below. Please feel free to vote for your best. The order in which they are enlisted doesn’t mean anything.   This competition is taking place in a country…