Categorie: Eva Nakato
Kwetsiga Pinkleen Ashley populary known as ‘Pinkie’ in the poetry world resorted to Poetry for comfort after losing her mother who was her best friend. She found her healing in writing making the pen her best friend. Pinkie later joined Echo Minds Poets, a female group of poets who are changing the narrative through their poetry by being the voice of the African Woman. Currently Pinkie’s poems tackle themes many people fear to talk about and are helping many heal.
It was in the early 90s when his desire to support people with disabilities grew after witnessing the struggles of his cousin brother who became disabled as a result of epilepsy and experienced significant maltreatment from his own family and the local community. One day, Moses’ cousin disappeared and never came back, an incident that led him to start the Special Children Special People Organization that supports people with disabilities. Mr. Moses Walusimbi reminds us that persons with disabilities matter and that we should do our utmost to support them.
In this Second Part of our previous Episode of Upclose With Eva Nakato, Bella Wine CEO Mrs. Prudence Ukkonika sheds more light on why many young people today are failing miserably in the business world, encouraging more women to engage into business among others. Mrs. Prudence was inspired by her now deceased son to start up one of the biggest wine brands in Uganda, “Bella Wine”.
Many children draw inspiration from their parents but did you know that a child could as well inspire a parent? Well, our guest today was inspired by her now deceased son to start up one of the biggest wine brands in Uganda. Whereas the death of her son was a very big blow to her, Mrs. Prudence kept her son’s dreams alive by growing a business idea he had previously incubated. In this episode, we bring you Mrs. Prudence Ukkonika, the CEO of K-Roma Ltd, the manufacturers of the famous Bella Wine.
Today in Upclose With Eva Nakato, We bring you Robinah Babirye a stay-home-mum who is not only spending time with her son but is also dedicating it to new young mothers both physically and virtually by mentoring, counseling and guiding them to be the best mums they can ever be to their children.
Robinah Babirye is a young woman born and openly living with HIV, an HIV Advocate with a Bachelors Degree in Community Based Rehabilitation, she was the Miss Y+ 2015-2016 and has been awarded by several networks for her commendable job in the community.
Today on Upclose With Eva Nakato the story of a bold gentleman who saved many lives of people living with HIV during the Lockdown by delivering antiretroviral drugs (ARV’s) to them using a bicycle! Watch the inspirational story of Hillary Nuwamanya, a young person living with HIV himself, on the Vice Versa Global YouTube Channel.
There comes a time in every male adult’s life when they have to call themselves to a meeting and reassess their life choices. You’ll do the math and realize that you’ve spent an amount similar to a small country’s defense budget, on entertaining women. Well worry no more my brothers, your comrades in Uganda decided enough is enough. Something needed to be done urgently.
Wat vroeger in je leven als ‘ongepast’ werd gezien door je omgeving, blijkt vaak de sleutel tot succes in je latere leven te zijn. Ook voor onze columniste Eva Nakato. Vroeger werd ze soms gepest om haar zware stem, nu wordt ze juist hiervoor uitgekozen voor het spreken in het openbaar en het inspreken van teksten.
Alleenstaande vaders zijn in tegenstelling tot alleenstaande moeders een nieuw fenomeen in Oeganda. Met de komst van de moderniteit zijn sommige vaders voor de uitdaging gesteld hun kinderen eigenhandig op te voeden. Maar kunnen ze dat wel? Lees de eerste column van onze nieuwe columnist Eva Nakato.