Japan Government releases US$10m for South Sudanese refugees and Ugandan host communities in Northern Uganda
JOINT PRESS RELEASE
The Government of Japan has contributed US$10 million (approximately 35.9 billion Uganda shillings) to UNHCR (US$4 million), UNICEF (US$3 million), and WFP (US$3 million) to support the emergency response to South Sudanese refugees and host communities in Northern Uganda.
Blog By Proscovia Nakibuuka Mbonye
It is a few minutes after nine o’clock and the children of Mirambo integrated Early Childhood Development Centre (iECD) are all in class for morning lessons. In the middle class, for those aged 4 to 5 years, it is time for the mathematics lesson, one led by children themselves. The session is very participatory and the children are learning through songs.
Uganda among 23 countries that have achieved exclusive breastfeeding rates above 60 per cent
No country in the world fully meets recommended standards for breastfeeding, according to a new report by UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO) in collaboration with the Global Breastfeeding Collective, a new initiative to increase global breastfeeding rates.