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Introducing myself and my journal: Raising a child by faith not by sight

About Me:
Am a community development worker, with 11 years of working experience in both local and international organisations in Uganda. My major field of specialty has been with women and children, through community programs of increasing access to water and sanitation facilities and also working with vulnerable children ... in particular disabled children. Am the founder of Angel's center for children with special needs in Uganda an organisation that advocates for the rights of children with disability and increasing access to services to children. I hold a masters degree in Globalization and Development from the university of Antwerp- Belgium( 2010-2011). I currently work with children with disabilities striving to see a society which integrates children with special needs to fully realize their potential. We want to be the voice and break the silence of disability and stigma associated to it.

My Passions:
Children

My Challenges:
Seeing the rights of children abused

My Vision for the Future:
Give disability a human face in Uganda

My Areas of Expertise:
Gender mainstreaming in projects

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Nusrat Ara's picture

Dear friend, Welcome to

Dear friend,

Welcome to WorldPulse! You are now part of a thriving community of women from all parts of the world. See the Online Community Getting Started Guide to learn more about networking in our community: http://www.worldpulse.com/pulsewire/about/guide

Please explore the site to meet the women and also find the groups of your interest.

I look forward to hearing your voice in the community!

In friendship,

Nusrat

Y's picture

We are happy to have you here

We are happy to have you here at World Pulse, Rosemary. There are others in our network who share your passion for the rights and dignified treatment of the disabled. When we combine our passions and our talents we can surely move mountains.

You may like to participate in our current campaign Women Weave the Web, celebrating the use of technology in empowerment efforts: http://worldpulse.com/campaigns/www/how-to-participate.

I look forward to hearing more of your voice in WorldPulse.

Blessings.
Yvette

Yvette

kellyannaustin's picture

Women Weave the Web Campaign

Rosemary,

I was heartened to read about your work with women and children and their access to proper sanitation and water services. I wonder if you would be willing to compose a piece about digital issues for our Women Weave the Web Campaign? I'd love to hear your thoughts about how technology affects your life and the lives of women around you. You can find out more information about the campaign here, http://worldpulse.com/campaigns/www/how-to-participate It would be fabulous to have your voice join others as we think through issues around digital access in all its complexity.

By participating, you will be joining a global community of women speaking out on the importance of digital inclusion and empowerment for women. Your voice will be delivered to powerful decision makers such as government officials, leaders in the technology industry, and policy makers at international organizations. In addition to influencing global agendas, your submission to the campaign will open the door to incredible opportunities such as:

· Being selected to represent World Pulse at influential international forums. This is your chance to meet key players and make your voice count!

· Connecting and building relationships with grassroots women leaders around the world. Be part of a community of thousands of women speaking out on this issue!

· Exploring and sharing resources for your work on our Campaign Resources page. Find support for your initiatives from funding to volunteers and supporters!

· Getting your voice heard on a global scale! World Pulse will analyze and collate your stories to deliver recommendations to influencers and decision makers on a global scale.

· Getting visibility and support for your work. Your story could be featured on our site, included in an e-magazine, or even published by well-known media outlets!

And the 2014 Lynn Syms Prize will be awarded to an outstanding grassroots woman and visionary voice using digital tools to effect change and advance her community work. The prize will include a $20,000 monetary prize to be paid out over two years to support her community based work, a feature profile on WorldPulse.com, and an all-expense paid trip to speak her message in New York City. You can find more on the website, http://worldpulse.com/campaigns/www/www-women-weave-the-web-campaign-prizes

Some exiting new developments will be announced soon! Please follow the World Pulse blog: http://worldpulse.com/about/blog

Wishing you peace,

Kelly

Bienvenu à WOLRD PULSE j'espère que vous apprécierer faire partie de cette communauté des femmes de beaucoup de pays à travers le monde. Nous pouvons trouver des solutions pour mettre fin à la violence faite aux femmes et à faire un monde de paix et sécurité pour nos familles de notre génération présente mais aussi et surtout celle futur. Nous entendons votre voix sur les histoier de votre vie.
A bientôt

arianemoza

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