She fenced off schools to foster girl-child educationPublish Date: May 21, 2014

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Mpabulungi gives tailoring lessons to teenagers at her home in Jinja. Photos by George Bita

Every year New Vision, in its Woman Achiever Awards, recognises the unsung heroines, those women who have gone an extra mile to improve the conditions in their communities.

 

In the ninth edition, New Vision, in partnership with UNFPA, is recognising women who have made tremendous contributions to education, especially helping girls who have dropped out of school due to pregnancy or other reasons, to go back to school or attain any form of skills training to better their lives

 

By George Bita

 

Although she lives in a posh residence in Walukuba estate, Jinja town, her gate is always open, especially to underage mothers from the nearby slums.

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