Photo Essays

The Bitter Taste of Sugar: A Photo Story on the Effects of Sugar Production in Luuka District

In February 2018, the UCCA team spent a week in Luuka district on a field mission assessing the impact of the sugar industry on sugarcane growing communities. This Photo Story highlights the negative impacts from child labour, right to education challenges, food security and increasing land conflicts among others. The UCCA team had dialogues with some affected communities, the local government officials and the outgrower's association to critically appreciate the impact. 

 

 

"Living in Poverty Amidst Plenty" The Case of Artisanal Miners in Karamoja Region

In 2017, a Uganda Consortium on Corporate Accountability team in the company of the Moroto Natural Resources Officer Mr. Lotiang John and a local opinion leader Mr. Angella Jackson from the Karamoja Miners Association, visited a small scale gold mining area in the district of Moroto district in Rupa sub county. The Photo Essay represents selected pictures from the UCCA engagement with Artisanal Miners. The small gold mining business in the district is one activity that has become a common household trade in the region.  The dangerous activity of artisanal mining including digging tunnels across main roads in search of gold is one that has been accepted as a necessary risk. 


We want to participate

This photo essay is a result of social accountability and community participation research conducted between October 2015 and December 2016 in the districts of Bushenyi, Kayunga, Kyenjonjo, Kumi, Iganga and Mbale.


Monitoring the Right to Health

Community Health Advocates find Limited Funding  Affects Health Service Delivery in Mukono, Kayunga and Buikwe Districts


"The Failing Universal Primary Education (UPE) System in Uganda: State failure to invest in the nation’s future"

"The Failing Universal Primary Education (UPE) System in Uganda: State failure to invest in the nation’s future"


Poor health infrastructure makes quality health service delivery a distant dream for many Ugandans

From incidents where ambulances are used to ferry water instead of the sick, to the dilapidated structures that render health centres unsafe, this photo essay, “Poor health infrastructure makes quality health service delivery a distant dream for many Ugandans”, highlights the fact that most health facilities have inadequate and faulty equipment with some patients being forced to share beds or occupy the floors due to congestion in the wards.


Big Dreams, Limited Opportunities: The Dilemma of Disadvantaged Children in Uganda

This photo essay, titled Big Dreams, Limited Opportunities: The Dilemma of Disadvantaged Children in Uganda was published in commemoration of the Day of the African Child highlights the socio-economic challenges faced by children in Uganda. The inequality and discrimination in access to social services, and the lack of accountability for social service delivery in Uganda limits the full development potential of a significant number of children, with many dying in early childhood.


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