Lucy Ojambo aged 40-years lost her husband in 2011 to HIV/AIDS. Ojambo was an ordinary housewife who only knew how to do house chores and had no form of employment to sustain her children. But Ojambo can now make soap, candles, Jellies and beads from paper, thanks to the Inter Religious Council of Uganda/USAID supported HIV/AIDS programme that trains caregivers and Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC).
Ojambo is among the 30 caregivers from CHAIN Foundation in Mukono District who are benefiting from IRCU supported HIV/AIDS programme, specifically under the Orphans and Vulnerable Children component.
Caregivers show off bars of soap they made during the training
General Aronda Nyakairima, Minister or Internal Affairs and Coordinator, National Security Information System (NSIS) Project has urged senior religious leaders under the auspices of the Inter-Religious Council of Uganda to support the government in mobilizing the masses to register for the national Identity Cards (IDs) in an exercise that will start soon.While meeting the Council of Presidents at the IRCU offices in Namirembe, General Aronda emphasized the importance of the National IDs in fighting crime by providing quick and reliable identification of criminals and criminal remnants among other benefits. “Let’s pray and pray safely in our churches