I have been educated on how to stay with people.

In Acholi quarter, Kireka, there's a rather exceptional woman named Akullu Margret. With a stunning smile she tells me she has always considered herself to be a lucky woman. She never went to school but, living with Women of Meeting Point International (MPI), she was being educated on how to stay with people, neighbours and even to do business.  She considers herself lucky ever since she met MPI, she has also started a business selling charcoal (used for cooking food) which enables her to earn Read more [...]

She emerged as the best student at Luigi Giussani High School

It was late evening when Priscilla had finished her work. She works as a cleaner at the Luigi Giussani Institute for Higher Education to support her siblings since she is the head of her family (though still so young). I have known Priscilla since she was 11 and started being supported by Meeting Point International (MPI) and this year, she scored 17/20 points in the Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) emerging as the best student at the Luigi Giussani High School (LGHS). I desired to ask Read more [...]

I felt introduced to the new family. Dear Bright

Dear Bright, I thought I’d write to you to tell you how everything is going on both at School and in my life. I was born on 15th November 1992 in Kitgum district in the Northern part of Uganda. I am currently living in Naguru (Kampala) with my uncle who had invited me to stay with him and his family because of the insurgency that happened in northern Uganda. In the course of the civil war my parents died. As result, I had been confined in the camp, where I had been studying and I was in primary Read more [...]

Meeting Point International monthly Staff meetings held by Rose Busingye

                        Meeting Point International monthly Staff meetings held by Rose Busingye Rose; “….the main thing is to know what you really want. If you know what you really want, the child will not be a problem to you, because the need of the child is your need. We always look at the child outside our lives. We don’t look at the child and think that what the child needs is what I Read more [...]

SPORTS DAY AT LUIGI GIUSSANI HIGH SCHOOL March 2017

In most Ugandan schools, there is a day that is dedicated to sports activities, it is called “sports day”. Usually, the students are divided into groups called houses to which a name is dedicated. The students compete through these houses in co-curricular activities organized by the school. On such days, students show their talents, strengthen their relationship with teachers and express their love and passion for the houses they belong to. Usually, after such days, vivid memories remain 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 [...]