Baylor College of Medicine
Children’s Foundation - Uganda

Inspired to give back

Kyomugisha Moreen, 24, who lives in Hoima district is an orphan. She lives with her two children and recentlymoved in with her aunt after divorcing her husband. Before receiving assistance, she only had one tailoring machine and a small number of Bitengi. She got an enterprise development assistance (EDA) grant of UGX 500,000 that she used to expand her business and buy Bitengi to sell and customize for customers. Her investments include a tailoring machine, two and a half pieces of land valued at UGX 2.4 million, and the shoe. She plans to begin training other girls who are eager to learn new skills. She practices safe sex to prevent pregnancy and other infections, in her new relationship.

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