The Harsh Realities of Ugandan Healthcare

Is there hope for Ugandan Healthcare? Part I Uganda Experiences a disproportionate burden of poverty, disease, and death. The health status indices of the country are very poor, comparable with the average for Sub-Saharan Africa. MORTALITY RATES The Infant Mortality Rates (IMR) and the Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) in the country are among the highest […]


HGTV, watch out!

Extreme Kitchen Makeover Edition Efulansi is a older widow in our community and recently joined a ROWAN savings group because she wanted to make a change. In our savings groups, someone like Efulansi doesn’t start with a loan, she starts with determination. She decided to start saving $1 a week. Her 20 friends in the […]


From Passion Fruit to Permanent Housing

Loy is one of our beautiful HIV+ widows who was recently sponsored in our family. She was trained by our local staff on how to grow passion fruit and save her income in a savings group. After one year of savings, she realized she had enough to build a permanent house! This is why ROWAN […]


ROWAN’s Cooking Corner!

Meet Jane, our famous Chapati Maker in Mawanga! Chapati Recipe (Flatbread) Chapati is an unleavened flatbread that is a common staple of cuisine in Uganda. Chapati is also commonly eaten in Pakistan, India and Nepal. Ingredients: -2 cups wheat flour -1 teaspoon salt -3/4 cup hot water -Cooking oil Directions: Mix the flour, water and […]


Sponsor Janet!

  Name: Janet Nagudi (#30) Gender: Female Birth Date: 5/27/1973 Age: 41 years old Location: Budibero village, Uganda (Bugiri District on Map) Monthly Sponsorship: $38 Janet is one of our beautiful widows in the ROWAN family. Her husband passed away by HIV/AIDS years ago, and she has no children or family. Janet also loves to […]