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'We called our group Bakusekamaja,' she said, 'which means: people may laugh at you... but in time they will admire you.'

I imagine people did laugh to begin with: women gathering together to save their small change, with big hopes and plans as to what they may do through this group; the poorest in their community, saving pennies at a time... what did they hope to achieve? But I have only admiration for these women; five months down the line, and they are already seeign results.

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We recently took school pictures of CRO former street children. These were some of the outtakes - and my favourites - the whole process caused a lot of hilarity!

For these children this is their first school photo; not least because for many of them this is their first year in school. Most of the children in these pictures were part-timers on the streets last year; begging and scavenging during the day and returning to the slum communities around Jinja at night.

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CRO MBALE

Bishop Wasikye Road , Mbale
P.O. Box 1610 Mbale Uganda
Tel: +256 454 433382
Mob: +256 752 658506

CRO LIRA

Plot 18, Otim Lakana Close, Central Division, Lira Municipality
P.O Box 1078, Lira - Uganda
Tel: +256-473-420 988
Mobile: +256-782-926 198

CRO JINJA

Plot 5 Oboja Road, Jinja Town
P.O. Box 2179 Jinja, Uganda
Tel: +256 434 121191
Mob: +256702 462 527

CRO MASAKA

Kampala Rd, Masaka Town
P.O. Box 812 Masaka Uganda
Tel: +256 4814 20196
Mob: +256 772 660013