Brendah A Neumbe
My name is Neumbe Brendah, a former beneﬁciary of CONCERN FOR THE GIRL CHILD and a member of the BIG SISTERS foundation that was set up by old beneﬁciaries that are committed to giving back to CGC’s interventions through mentorship and sponsorship of the younger girls.
I am a fourth born out of 5 girls profoundly raised by a single mum. Being a young mother, my 16year old school dropout mother by then had ﬂed the rural area to raise her daughters in the middle of Kampala. With no job or qualiﬁcations, she had to fend for her children since her husband (my dad) was always drinking and sleeping, as I had observed. I had witnessed a number of ﬁghts going on between our drunkard dad before mum decided to walk away and raised us on her own claiming that dad was useless since he wouldn’t provide. Read more
My name is Alice Nalubega, like most teenagers in Africa, I had to overcome many challenges including overcoming early marriage to achieve my dream.
I lost my dad in 1997, just 3 years after I was born. My mother too run mad in the following year for a cause I cannot explain. In this state, my mother was not helpful to take care of my 6 siblings and I. Consequently, my siblings and I left Kibanda Village, Ssingo subcounty Mityana district to Lumpewe Village in Nakaseke district to stay with our elderly paternal grandmother. Read more
My name is Batwawula Mariam. I have just graduated from Uganda Christian University with a Bachelor of Nursing Science. Currently I work with Life Link Hospital in Namugongo.
I came from a humble background where I grew up with a single father who died in 2002 while I was in primary four, my paternal uncle started taking care of me, unfortunately, he was not financially stable and he had 5 siblings to take care of, he paid my fees late until he could not manage because of the many responsibilities he had. Read more