Success Story: Multiplying Mushrooms

Grace, October 2013WEEPs first met Grace in the slums of Kampala, Uganda in 2012. She was a widow living in poverty inside one of the biggest slums in Kampala. Her house was very small and I sat with her she told me her story. Grace had been widowed with two children and struggling to stay alive. She had a small business of growing and drying mushrooms that she would crush into powder and make different products from. Grace was faithful with what she had but it was not enough to be self-sustaining and give the future she wanted to her children. [Read more…]

Success Story: Widow in the Slums of Kampala


Another one of our success stories involves a widow and her two sons who live in the slums of Kampala, Uganda.  Prior to WEEPs putting her into business, she and her family lived every day wondering where their next meal would come from.  Adding to her daily challenge of existence was that one of her sons had special needs; however, there was no one to meet his need. Her other son had frequent medical problems due to poor nutrition.

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