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Living Goods Health Trainer Anita Featured on Hilary Swank’s Radio Show

Living Goods Uganda Health Trainer Anita Owakunda has been featured on a new radio program, narrated by the Oscar-winning actor Hilary Swank. Anita’s story is part of the Global Superheroes radio series, which brings attention to the Global Goals for Sustainable Development. This program “tells the stories of 5 young superheroes who have dedicated their […]

The Adventure Project’s Labor Day Push For...

Living Goods supporter The Adventure Project has an inspiring effort underway for Labor Day to raise funds for amazing organizations, including us! Please watch their video and consider participating. The Adventure Project – Labor Day from The Adventure Project on Vimeo.

“When the children are sick I call her, and she is always quick”

I have been Sarah’s client for two years. I buy a lot of products from her, like Lumartem, Healthy Start, milk, Nutributter, and the clean burning stove. Sarah is very good, I like her ways, her customer care, and the products are cheap. When the children are sick I call her, and she is always […]

Pouline Nasuna on Making a Living and a Difference

Pouline is 42 and lives with her 20-year-old twins in Mawonwe in Mpigi district. Pouline has been a Community Health Promoter (CHP) for one year. As she recently told us, “I always wanted to be a nurse or health practitioner, but never had money for the studies, so when this opportunity came about, I jumped […]

Sarah Masajage Brings Vision to Her Community

Sarah Masajage and her fellow Community Health Promoters are waiting as local residents erect their communal tent. Used for a variety of community activities, on this day it will offer shelter for Living Goods customers attending the first ever Vision Camp in Bwaise, a huge slum settlement in the outskirts of Kampala. During training sessions conducted […]

The Ever-Popular Nanyanzi Harriet

We’re pretty impressed with Nanyanzi Harriet. “I’ve always wanted to be a doctor; for as long as I can remember” she told us last week. “Just like my father. He was a doctor at Mulago Hospital.” But her father passed away when she was young, she said, and there was never enough money in the family to […]

Monica: Mother, Grandmother, and Now Health Provider to Her Community

A widow since 1995, Monica has been the sole provider for her 12 children and, amazingly, has managed to put them all through secondary school  —  some even through university. “I would take out loans to pay for school fees, then pay them off, and take another one,” said Monica. “I managed, but it has […]

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Living Goods Graduates a New Class of...

Less than a third of Ugandan school children complete their primary education. More education — and graduation ceremonies — is almost entirely out of reach for the country’s largely poor population. So when Living Goods graduates a new class of Community Health Promoters, it is a big event for the graduates themselves, and for friends and family, who turn […]

CHP Harriett has Served Robina’s Family for Four Years

“I have been Harriet’s client for four years, since the beginning of Living Goods in my village. I buy products like ACTs, the stove, and bed net for my grandchildren and myself. The products are cheaper and she is my neighbor, so she comes to my house. She teaches me about health and dosages. If […]