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More than one meal Now

Ruth Kabatale is widow of 52 years old and cares for 3 grandchildren. Ruth’s story would be the same today if it wasn’t for your continued support and SustainME. She lost her husband due to HIV/AIDS years ago and since then, she tried all options to provide for her family

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SustainME Emergency Response Fund COVID 19

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, SustainME has set up the SustainME Emergency Response Fund. The fund will respond to the immediate and ongoing needs of the vulnerable women and their families in terms of food supplies and other basic essentials. Following the outbreak of COVID-19, the women businesses were

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COVID 19 affecting families

Following the COVID 19 crisis, many of the vulnerable women and families that we have been supporting are currently struggling to cope. With the lock down in place, the women have been forced to close their small businesses and told to stay home in order to stay safe and healthier.

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A new beginning for Antonina

Antonina, 52 years old is a widow of 9 children. She lost her husband to HIV/AIDS and since then life became very difficult for her and her children. She had no source of income as she depended on her husband for a living. For 2 years after the death of

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An Inspiring gift changed Mariam’s life

Mariam is a single mother of 7 children and 2 of her children have already dropped out of school because she couldn’t afford to pay their school fees. Mariam depended on her sewing machine to provide for her family of 7 but however when it broke down, it became impossible

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Mentoring Women

SustainME provides Mentorship to the vulnerable women in order to ensure the sustainability of their small businesses. First when the women access business training, it is mostly through discussions and visual aids which is a bit different from putting it into business practice. Read more about the programme https://www.sustainmicroenterprise.org/about-us/what-we-do/business-mentorship/ Mentorship

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Thank you Northwestern University Interns

Last summer we hosted 4 interns including Rebecca, Tyler, Leana and Sikandar from Northwestern University through partners FSD Uganda. We are so much excited that for the great and amazing job that our interns accomplish in empowering the vulnerable women and families fight poverty. During their two month period of

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Meet our internship team from Northwestern University

Sikandar “I rejuvenated my energy for the final push but in vein. Our car was jammed in the swap. Meanwhile, the intensity of the downpour increased. Seconds after my host dad and I exchanged miserable looks, a boda boda driver stopped and offered help. Seeing him, other members started joining

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12 year old makes a difference

We are thrilled with the generous donation that we received from a 12 year old. Emily donated 3 inspiring gifts to the vulnerable women and families which include a mosquito net, a goat and scholastic materials. We were inspired to know that Emily’s heart was moved by the struggles of

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