Meeting the housing and care needs for the elderly


ROM ‘s Executive Director, Community Support Department staff, and Fr. Jumba James handover a house to one of the grandmothers.

By Ibrahim Kibalama.

Community Supervisor

Grandmothers are known for making lasting impact in their communities. Many have taken on the responsibility of taking care of their grandchildren even with in the critical conditions they live in.

Critically vulnerable grannies need continuous support towards their health, social and economic wellbeing.

On Tuesday, 9 February, 2021 Reach Out Mbuya Community Health Initiative donated foodstuff to the grandmothers of Kasaala Luweero. ROM also handed over houses to 2 grandmothers who needed better shelter for their families.

The 1061 grannies of whom 15 are men under ROM’s care are unceasingly supported with health care, nutrition, food support, and economic empowerment activities to provide a sense of belonging and improve their health.

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