• 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 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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    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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  • 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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  • 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.

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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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