• 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,

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • DLU 10 years!

    Deaf Link Uganda celebrates 10 years!

    Deaf Link Uganda celebrates 10 years!

  • 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.

  • 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:

  • Akol is a deaf farmer.

    Livelihoods Program: Akol and her bulls

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

  • Olupot with his turkey.

    Promoting Sustainable Living for Deaf in Rural Areas

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

  • 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.

  • Deaf Business Group – Mityana

    Deaf Business Group – Mityana

    Deaf Business Group – Mityana is a Deaf Link Uganda Programme aimed at securing employment for skilled deaf youth.

  • The 6th Graduation Ceremony at Apoolo Na Angor Skills Development Academy in May 2016. Four DLU-sponsored students, graduated in tailoring after one and a half years of training.

    Graduation Ceremony at Apoolo Na Angor Skills Development Academy

    The 6th Graduation Ceremony was held at Apoolo Na Angor Skills Development Academy on 12th May 2016. 

  • Nassozi Kiyaga from Deaf Link Uganda, participates in 15th session of CRPD Committee, Geneva.

    Report from week three of the Geneva marathon of Spring 2016

    The 18 Committee members were briefed before the examinations by organisations of persons with disabilities from those respective countries.

  • DLU-education

    Entrepreneurship & Microfinance training

    Entrepreneurship and microfinance training for people with disabilities.

  • The Town School, USA

    The Towns School fundraiser for Deaf Link Uganda

    A number of kids took part in a fundraiser for the organization Deaf Link Uganda to help support some of its projects.

  • Deaf boy on BBC

    BBC Channel 4 Documentary: Patrick Speaks

    Patrick Otema, 15 was born profoundly deaf. In the remote area of Uganda where he lives there are no schools for deaf children, and he has never had a conversation.

  • Family in Western Uganda

    Guardian shares experience

    How old was your Davis when you met him? Davis was born deaf. He’s the son of my neighbour in Kayanga village, Rukungiri – Western Uganda. I met him when he was a young boy and have known him for over 13 years. What was your reaction when you first

  • Handicrafts from deaf in Uganda

    Auntie shares experiences

    How old was your child when you realised she was deaf? She was about 3 years old – but at that time she wasn’t staying with me. She came to live with me permanently when she was 6 years old. What was your reaction when you realised she was deaf?

  • Parents of deaf children

    Parents Perspective

    Parents of deaf children hardly have opportunities to share personal experiences of having a deaf child.

  • Julius is deaf, works as a carpenter

    My Silent City

    From Kampala Uganda, another Yes! That’s Us film.