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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  • Sign language workshop at Vision TERUDO, Ngora Town


    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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. 

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  • DLU-education

    Entrepreneurship & Microfinance training

    Entrepreneurship and microfinance training for people with disabilities.

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  • 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.

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