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    Lighting up the night for friends in Juru

    Day 104

    Some Extra Support

    For the past few days, we’ve explored a bit further into the benefits of having a bright light in your pocket – a solar-powered headlamps from Watts of Love.

    Today is our last day in Nakivale for a while, so we wanted to be sure our last headlamps went to folks who could really need them, but that we haven’t met quite yet.

    The ARC teams in Nakivale had an idea.

    People with disabilities living in Juru – a rural area of the large settlement – don’t have a lot of resources to support them. It’s their families that take care of them, but they’re struggling to get by, too.

    “Many people with disabilities rely on one family member or sometimes two for everything,” said Doreck from the ARC team. “Any extra support they can get goes a long way.”

    So today, we wanted to give our last lot of Watts of Love headlamps to people with disabilities in Juru who our team has identified as particularly in need. A tool to rely on at night, that will help them see a little better.

    “They’ve gone through so much,” said Doreck. “This small thing will make a big difference in their lives.”

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