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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  • 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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    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 met him? He came looking […]

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  • 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? Confusion! All family members had […]

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  • Parents of deaf children

    Parents Perspective

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

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  • Julius is deaf, works as a carpenter

    My Silent City

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

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