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Women’s Day 2019: Celebrating Ms. Anena Kevin Okumu

by Lucy Russell My mom is my hero. After going to college and majoring in microfinance, she embarked on a lifetime of humanitarian work in order to improve her close knit community. She is a fiercely independent woman with unimaginable fortitude, raising two children as a single mother under demanding circumstances. She is employed as… Continue reading Women’s Day 2019: Celebrating Ms. Anena Kevin Okumu

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2018: Another Year for the Books!

Thank you all for another great year! 2018 saw some amazing accomplishments. 450 women enrolled in Uplift, our micro-loan and financial education program, were able to develop their small businesses and grow their community. 100% of these women have paid back 100% of their loans. 673 girls and young women enrolled in our Girl Power program have been… Continue reading 2018: Another Year for the Books!

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A Day in the Field: Nodding Syndrome Centre Research

By Emma Papin On the 18th of October, the HCU team, equipped with donations and support, drove out to  the Omoro district for their first visit to the Odek Centre for children suffering from Nodding Syndrome (NS). With the aim of learning more about the lives of the children, the condition of NS, the Centre, … Continue reading A Day in the Field: Nodding Syndrome Centre Research

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HCU X She For She Partnership!

https://youtu.be/B3v-pfcFsJA By Esther Ayaa HCU is excited to announce our newest partnership under the project Girl Power with She for She, a Women’s Education and Empowerment NGO which teaches local women to manufacture safe, environmentally-friendly reusable pads, and distributes them to women around the world. On September 20, there was a one day training held at… Continue reading HCU X She For She Partnership!