Nutrition: Food demonstrations for breastfeeding mothers to boost early Childhood development.

ROM, with support from USAID through the Integrated Child and Youth Development Activity organized a food demonstration at Mbuya to teach pregnant and breastfeeding mothers how to prepare cheap but nutritious meals for their growing babies.  By the end of the food demonstration, mothers had acquired the skills and knowledge that a complete meal comprises of plant and animal products, the two being key in prevention of malnutrition and all its effects in children. On the same day, mothers were provided with gender-based services that included prevention messages and psychological support.

A ROM staff explaining to the mothers the different types of food for a nutritious meal.


On Antiretroviral therapy and transitioning from childhood to adulthood

ROM strives to improve adolescent friendly services to reduce the increasing number of new HIV infections and deaths among adolescents living with HIV by shifting them to the adult clinic for better treatment outcomes

In partnership with Mild May Uganda, a transition session was organized and 29 adolescents were taken through the meaning of transitioning, why they need to transition, and what is expected of the them during the process.

Through shared experience among peers, an integrated model for transitioning Young People Living with HIV into adulthood was discussed to empower them to be more resilient and adopt improved healthcare seeking behaviors and stick to adherence for good treatment outcomes.


School fees and scholastic materials for Orphans and Vulnerable Children

To give is to love, and this is ROM’s routine activity through which vulnerable school-going children in served communities are assisted to enable them comfortably go through the learning process. With support from SIDECOLE, children from seven schools in Nakawa division received school fees, scholastic materials including books, pens, shoes, school bags and a lot more.

A ROM staff handing over books and pencils to one of the children at Kiswa Primary School, Bugolobi.

We pledge to continue supporting the neediest of the needy children through the Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) Program.

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