THE STORY OF LALAM FLORENCE 60 YEAR OLD WOMAN 

For 25 years a widow, at the time when Lalam’s husband died, she was pregnant with her second child. That tragic experience not only brought sorrow but Left Lalam a single mother. She had to look for work in order to meet all the basic needs of her two beautiful daughters despite the fact that she had just lost her husband. Lalam was born in the northern part of Uganda but due to war which lasted for over 20years, Lalam and her husband had to move and seek shelter elsewhere and in this case Read more [...]

THE INTERVIEW WITH THE EDUCATIONAL ADVISOR OF LUIGI GIUSSANI PRE PRIMARY AND PRIMARY SCHOOL ANDREA NEMBRINI

On Wednesday 15th march 2017, I interviewed ANDREA NEMBRINI, the that LUIGI GIUSSANI PREPRIMARY AND PRIMARY SCHOOL. He studied at UNIVERSITÀ CATTOLICA in Italy (Milano) and for seven years he taught at FONDAZIONE SACRO CUORE, MILANO. Andrea was sitting in the head teacher’s office… his office was still under construction. During the interview, he spoke about the hope he has for both the teachers and the students...   Why did you decide to come to Uganda? I am a teacher, Read more [...]

THE MEETING WITH THE WOMEN OF MEETING POINT INTERNATIONAL LUIGI GIUSSANI HIGH SCHOOL

Since the school started, the history of the school has always been explained to us many times, that it was born out of the experience the women of Meeting Point International (MPI) had with Rose Busingye. With Rose these women were helped to discover their value despite the situations they were going through, from that back ground they desired to have a place to educate their children as they are educated. This for us was something of another world and we too desired to have the same gaze Read more [...]

Visiting families

                          On our way from the stone quarrying, despite the hotness of the sun… we moved home to home visiting our families. We went there not like the best educators nor like experts but as a friend who wants to stay with them in their daily life.   Read more [...]

FIGHTING THE VIRUS HIV/AIDS DIALOGUE

 HIV/AIDS DIALOGUE                            Florence , 43 years old.  Sometimes I could wake up and look at my children, and think of the value that Rose always remind to us. Without hesitations, I take my ARVs (antiretroviral drugs) and I think to myself “I need to live and for my children too. We had an HIV/AIDs dialogue with Aunt Rose, she taught us how to stay in front of the Read more [...]

MPI-AVSI

Yesterday the 12/20/2016, after a year of working and living, women of Meeting Point International accompanied by Rose (Director) with the sense of gratitude went to thank AVSI FOUNDATION UGANDA for their friendship and patience that they have had in all these years accompanying their desires, dreams. But all these struggles with AVSI friendship have made Meeting Point International what it is today. Thank you JOHN MAKOHA (Country representative AVSI) for receiving us.                     Read more [...]

THE LOVE YOU HAVE FOUND.

Farewell for Francesca Peverelli at ITANDA It was a beautiful month June, four buses carrying 130 women and children headed to ITANDA falls in JINJA district to bid farewell to Francesca who had been a volunteer at MEETING POINT INTERNATIONAL for about one year. When Alberto and Aunt Rose arrived with Francesca, the women were already singing and dancing full of excitement while other women and children were looking at the waterfalls; women danced and sang different types of songs and danced. Read more [...]

CHILD SPONSOR RELATIONSHIP.

CODICE KIR 1519  BERNARD KAYEMBA 5/11/2016                               ( The Sponsor of KAYEMBA BENARD in the photos.) Yesterday has been one great day for me and my husband because we received your photos with your grandmother and we saw the new bicycle and other things and we saw your smile so nice that our heart was full of happiness. We are very happy to help you and your family we like to go by bicycle and we are glad that you too can walk around with the Read more [...]

IS A RADIO-CONTROLLED CAR WHAT YOU NEED?

IS A RADIO-CONTROLLED CAR WHAT YOU NEED? Ronald is a boy supported by AVSI through Meeting Point International; he received a gift money, a little amount of money to spend for buying what he needs. He lives in a Welcoming House, he shares everything with other Children there because he is so charming, despite is goodness he lacked clothing. That’s why Rose looked at the gift money an opportunity for him. Rose took him to the supermarket and showed him many useful things that thought he needed: Read more [...]