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Story of Mutesi Shaminah

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Shaminah is a graduate of a program in information technology. More recently she is working as the Program Lead of the Abakyala Kisoboka Women’s Group, WWK’s most current local partner located in the Kayunga Village in Jinja District. She is a 32-year-old mother of one and also operates a small restaurant in her village to meet the needs of her family. Shaminah was orphaned at a young age and raised by her aunt who struggled to feed, clothe and educate those in her care. She is well aware of the challenges of being raised in poverty and is grateful to WWK opportunities provided to her and her community.