Women are the beating heart of Africa. They are the blood that keeps this country alive. During the LRA war women in Uganda were abused, denied education, and deprived of their human dignity. In the past 10 years, these women have become educated, independent, and empowered. Overcoming economic and financial issues, they are an inspiration and modern day success story. Empowering the women of Uganda is essential to the success of this developing country. Through education and technical training, these women in Uganda were able to get jobs, earn a living, and become successful small business owners. Programs such as U-Touch Worldwide, teaches women the life skills and technical training they need to grow as women and become professionally successful. These women are the future of Uganda and this series shows them thriving in their place of work.

Nagudi Stella, a primary school teacher from Mbale.

Nagudi Stella, a primary school teacher from Mbale.

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Kataike Sylvia, Small Business Owner in Mbale, Uganda

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Betty, Seamstress in Mbale

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Salamah, Herbalist in Gulu.

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Namusoke in front of her restaurant in Mbale.

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Proscovia, Nurse in Gulu .

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