Global Activism: Combatting HIV-AIDS and poverty in Lyantonde, Uganda

October 20, 2011

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(Courtesy of ICOD)
ICOD trains farmers in sustainable agriculture. Uganda is currently weakened by East Africa's devastating drought and famine.

Every Thursday on Global Activism, we hear from a local individual who works to make the world a better place.

Ahabwe Michael is executive director of the ICOD Action Network, based in the Lyantonde district of southwestern Uganda. His organization responds to socioeconomic challenges in his society like HIV/AIDS, high unemployment, insufficient health care, poor sanitation and famine. He says he began his work because he wanted make a difference.


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