Nalwanga Angela

My name is Angela and I was born deaf. Because my Mom did not know how to care for me, I was left home alone regularly. One day when I was young, some boys in the community came into my home and…

Nabukenya Harriet

My name is Harriet and I was born deaf, and as a result, was not well cared for by my parents. I have completed only 2 years of school in my lifetime making it very challenging for me to learn. Despite my…

Senfuka Anderson

My name is Anderson and I was born deaf. As a result, my father left my Mom to care for me by herself. Now I am attending Busega Community School for the Deaf where I have learned sign language. I am so…

Ssesanga Steven

My name is Steven and I was born deaf and was abandoned by my parents. Instead, my Grandmother raised me along with many others. One day, I encountered a gang of cruel men who tried to murder me, but failed, leaving me…

Katamba Adam

My name is Adam. I was born into a Muslim family and not well-cared for due to the stigma attached to the curse of deafness. When I began attending Busega Community School for the Deaf, my story changed. I have learned sign…

Mutebi Peter

My name is Mutebi and I was born deaf. My Mom is a witch doctor in the community and used to use my difficult situation as a means for her work. I will not easily forget my challenging upbringing. I am, however,…

Ogoola Dominic

My name is Dominic and I was born prematurely, resulting in my loss of hearing. My Mom abandoned me shortly after my birth so I was raised by my Aunt, who is a shopkeeper attendant in the community. Today, I attend Busega…

Nadunga Maria

My name is Maria and I was born deaf. Because I have many siblings, it was difficult for my Mom to care for me well. Despite the challenges I faced at home, I am very happy as I am now a student…

Namubiru Patience

My name is Patience. When I was born, I did not have hearing. I was one of many siblings and it was difficult for my single Mom to provide adequate care for me. I was never sure of how to communicate with…

Nakiranda Gorretti

My name is Gorretti. Shortly after I was born, I got very sick with measles and lost my hearing. As a result, I did not receive good care at home and often isolated myself from others. When I began going to Busega…