Akello Fiona ((Picture with little smile), Ayo Betty age 27, (picture with bright smile)
Occupation: Support staff at Yelle Shea Plant.
Location: Lira, Uganda
I am passionate about Women knowing that they play an important
role in the family set up. We are the backbone of our homes and when we realize that we will be able to
build homes with strong families which in turn impact society positively.
What do you see as the role of a woman in society?
When women work in group, they share ideas and their labour. In our saving groups, we save money for emergency and this help us in time of
problems, like death, sickness. Working together motivates other women to learn from each other and develop new skills. Among us the group, we do rotational visiting, where we provide for the family basic
likes utensils, mats, mattress, blankets etc. When we work together we grow
Tell us where you see yourself in 5 years?
I want to buy machine for grinding simsim and groundnut
to make paste (odii). I want to work hard and by small piece of land in Akia (4 km out of Lira town)
where I can live with my children.