Categorie: Martha Nalukenge

Fashion feeding the universe

Door Martha Nalukenge | 26 maart 2021

Growing up, it was engrained in us that we had to take particular career paths if we wanted to succeed later on in life. They are too many to mention but one that was never on that list was fashion and design. From being viewed as a female only field, to the outright falsehood that it is a career for dense students. Now, not only has it evolved into a billion dollar empire, but it’s also used to express different emotions and ideas. With that, our very own young entrepreneurs in Africa have also decided to venture into it. Like Nassozi Carol.

The Ghetto Nurse from Nyendo

Door Martha Nalukenge | 12 maart 2021

The ongoing pandemic has brought to the fore the crucial and very important role that nurses play in our society. And like Nurse Jordan tells us, it is a calling that takes a lot of hard-work and perseverance. Our Ugandan correspondent Martha Nalukenge caught up with Cotilda Nanjeru, a nurse in her home country of Uganda, as she discusses on what it means to be a nurse in these tough times, her challenges and what the future holds for her.

The life path of sanitary towels

Door Martha Nalukenge | 05 maart 2021

A prison in Uganda has further improved the customization of sanitary towels. Mawosi – Make women smile – is the face behind it and with the earnings helps the women who are serving their time, with their children in prison. A story on a sensitive subject that shapes self-esteem more than is sometimes thought.

Als anticonceptie een duivels dilemma lijkt te zijn

Door Martha Nalukenge | 07 oktober 2020

Oeganda is een land van vroege zwangerschap, van meisjes die dat veelal niet zo wilden. Soms zeggen ouders dat anticonceptie tot ‘brandende eierstokken’ leidt, een zonde bovendien. De dochters zijn in tweestrijd, maar ze horen van steeds meer gezondheidswerkers hoe het zit. Een reportage over het krijgen van controle. ‘Veel jonge meiden zijn hun toekomst ergens onderweg kwijtgeraakt, door zwanger te worden.