A Visit to HIV-Positive Single Mothers
A Visit to HIV-Positive Single Mothers

I K is a 36-year-old woman raising four children all by herself. The money from selling sugar canes is her main source of income, and she makes additional money by washing the clothes for her neighbors. She first found out her HIV-positive status when receiving the testing for it in…

What a Youth Facilitation Event Is Like
What a Youth Facilitation Event Is Like

By the end of 2016, it was estimated that 500 teenage girls get infected with HIV/AIDS every week in Uganda, according to New Vision, the biggest news source in Uganda. On January 25th, several youth community organizers, including me, delivered a youth facilitation in a Kampala suburb called Kazo. The…

Daily Food in the Outskirts of Kampala, Uganda
Daily Food in the Outskirts of Kampala, Uganda

People here have the “tea” (chayi) in the early morning, which is actually a little desert that can be treated as a light breakfast in the United States. To me, the host family usually offers two pieces of samosa, which is a triangular steamed bun with beans inside its two-layer…