• The Vocational Award By Sunrise Kampala Goes To…

    In recognition of her dedicated services to improve the welfare of Deaf people in Uganda, Rotary Sunrise Club, Kampala awarded Ms. Nnassozi B. Kiyaga the Vocational Award 2022 on Tuesday 8th February 2022. The event was highly interactive and well attended by Rotarians who expressed interest in issues of the Deaf. “Give a dog a […]

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  • ART IN THE MAKING (ATM)

    Deaf Link Uganda in partnership with Ugandan German Cultural Society/Goethe Zentrum Kampala (UGCS/GZK) conducted a five days’ workshop (01st – 05th November 2021) for Deaf youth. The workshop, facilitated by Uganda’s world-renowned Master artist, Sanaa Gateja at his studio in Lubowa, Kampala. This training aimed at imparting marketable skills in Creative Arts to boost the […]

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  • Daily Monitor Publication: Nassozi Kiyaga: The Ugandan champion of the deaf

    “Deaf people are a great source of inspiration and encouragement. Their tenacity to survive and overcome the odds, are unmatched. I feel privileged to witness their inherent abilities and high IQ. Each person encountered is resourceful and dynamic: gifted in their own way; individual strengths reflect their ability to overcome daily barriers,” Barbra Nassozi Kiyaga […]

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  • The EastAfrican Publication on the Modern Batik Workshop

    On a Wednesday morning, young Ugandan deaf artist Pathius Tashobya applies dye to his batik painting of African drums. Tashobya, who tells me that he has just ironed the fabric, is meticulously applying one colour at a time to complete his work…. Full article in the link below: https://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/tea/magazine/modern-batik-classes-allow-deaf-artists-to-voice-their-plight-3392460

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  • Modern Batik Art Workshop

    Deaf Link Uganda in partnership with the German Cultural Centre/Ugandan German Cultural Society (GZK/UGCS) conducted a three days’ workshop (30 March – 01 April, 2021) on Modern Batik Art at GZK Centre, Kamwokya – Kampala. The workshop theme: “Empowering Deaf Artists through creation of patterns & designs on sustainable fabric” was aimed at equipping Deaf […]

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  • DLU COVID-19 RESPONSE: Deaf People at the Forefront!

    Bwanika Edward, a 47-year-old deaf man lives in Kamwokya and is a single father of three young children: two deaf girls aged 14 and 11 years respectively, and a 13-year-old hearing son. Bwanika is self-employed and works as a street food vendor along a dusty backstreet road in Kamwokya,

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  • THE VISITORS

    DLU hosted YMCA – Heby (Sweden) and YMCA/YWCA Tallinn (Estonia) who visited us to gain insight into our work with the Deaf. The visit took place from 02 – 15 January, 2020. A unique feeling of good will was palpable during visits to DLU programmes in Eastern Uganda

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  • STUDY TOUR

    DLU organised a one-week Study Tour for six students sponsored in the Education Programme. The Tour, the first of its kind, took place from 08 – 14 December, 2019 with various places of interest to visit in Kampala and Entebbe.

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  • Sign language workshop at Vision TERUDO, Ngora Town

    DEAF RIGHTS & ADVOCACY

    Language and communication barriers pose major challenges for many Deaf people in different societies all over the world – but most especially in developing countries such as Uganda

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  • DLU Video Gallery

    Covid-19: An Artist’s Story. Mandela Alex https://youtu.be/OkDh2i03StsCovid-19: A Deaf student’s experiences. Nakibuulehttps://youtu.be/ccmagIbBlD0Covid-19: Personal Experiences – Mutumbahttps://youtu.be/U02eVdzqHIMModern Batik Art Workshop Documentaryhttps://youtu.be/PNbbboarUxkDemocracy Talks by Embassy Of Swedenhttps://youtu.be/ZnsxvnL4aowA Deaf Link Uganda Production on Covid-19https://youtu.be/vUlAH4eLlMEAGAINST ODDS : Educating the Deafhttps://youtu.be/65jSIfUYe74DEAF & Proudly sohttps://youtu.be/dXt_etmHmGYCovid-19: A Student’s Dilemma. Kazibwehttps://youtu.be/FdAjz08fn1gCovid-19: Overcoming Barriers to Survive! – Ssebattahttps://youtu.be/cGp1nRBqMXQCovid-19: A Deaf couple’s story. Baluku and […]

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  • Davis studying

    The amazing story of Davis Turyahikayo

    A window of opportunity opened up for Davis who was ecstatic with joy at the news of his sponsorship by DLU – a dream come true that he braced himself to continue his education.

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  • Nassozi Kiyaga at event in Sweden.

    May events in Sweden

    This May Inter Action invited Nassozi Kiyaga at one of its annual events in Stockholm, Sweden, to share experiences about Deaf Link Uganda.

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  • Maria Langefors and Nassozi Kiyaga

    My Journey with Deaf Link Uganda

    Maria Langefors from Sweden visits Deaf Link Uganda and meets a lot of fantastic people. Read her full story!

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  • Abdu and Ismail at DLU office

    Deaf trainee at Deaf Link Uganda

    Because of Ismails good character and willingness to work, he was offered a training opportunity at Deaf Link Uganda’s office in Munyonyo, Kampala.

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  • DLU 10 years!

    Deaf Link Uganda celebrates 10 years!

    Deaf Link Uganda celebrates 10 years!

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  • Deaf woman catering in Uganda

    Rehema – hardworking talented deaf woman

    For Rehema, deafness is no barrier BUT an avenue to excel! Her outstanding educational performance opens up opportunities for a bright future.

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  • Kachumbala rock, Bukedea district, Eastern Uganda.

    Kachumbala rock

    DLU work with deaf people and their families in local communities, and is based in remote villages in three districts in Uganda:

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  • Akol is a deaf farmer.

    Livelihoods Program: Akol and her bulls

    A successful deaf role model, Akol has survived against all odds.

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  • Olupot with his turkey.

    Promoting Sustainable Living for Deaf in Rural Areas

    DLU donated 3 turkeys to Olupot and within a one year period …

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  • Deaf Business Group – Fort Portal

    Deaf Business Group – Fort Portal

    Deaf Business Groups (DBGs) are a DLU initiative aimed at securing self-employment among young deaf people who have acquired skills in crafts, weaving, farming and agriculture, tailoring, etc.

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