News & Stories

  • What We Do
    WHY A MINISTRY FOR OLDER PERSONS IN AFRICA? Uganda: It is estimated that over 1 million seniors in Uganda live in poverty, loneliness, isolation, and hopelessness. Seniors are among the poorest in Uganda, with 64% living on less than one US dollar per day. Due to conflict, illness, and death of the middle generation, the elderly are left to care for their grandchildren alone. More than 500,000 orphans with HIV […]
  • Who we are
    Our Vision: Is to see older persons living dignified and fulfilled lives. Our Mission: Is to empower older persons and their dependents in the attainment of a better life, through the love of Jesus Christ; regardless of their personal faith.
  • ROTOM Summer Update 2017
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  • ROTOM UK Spring/Summer Update 2018
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  • Maria Namusisi’s Story
    Maria was diagnosed last year with advanced cervical cancer. Realistically there was no active treatment, neither chemotherapy nor radiotherapy being available for her. Palliative care was needed but her monthly support did not run to the costly drugs she would need to make her last days as comfortable and dignified as possible. A lady of 89 from Devon read about her need and donated money for her care. She was […]
  • A New Loo Means So Much!
    Florence & Yokana Kalule are a senior couple sponsored by a UK couple called Paul & Gill. See below the translated letter written by Yokana to his lovely sponsors, where in it he shows his and his family’s appreciation for their new loo. “Dear Paul & Gill Warm greetings to you dear friends in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ! How is your life and work? I thank you […]
  • A Senior Writes to Say How Thrilled She Is With Her Gift
    Jane Nambuya, one of our sponsored seniors in the village of Seeta Namulangi wrote to her sponsor to share her gratitude for the items she was able to purchase because of the generous additional money they were able to send her. Here is part of her letter to her UK friend: “Dear Charlie Warm greetings to you and I am praying that this letter finds you well. I am writing to […]
  • ROTOM UK AGM – 22nd September 2018
    This year’s AGM was a great opportunity for us to get together and be encouraged by all the great work that has been done through ROTOM in the last 12 months. If you were not able to make it, here are a couple of the presentations: Chairperson’s Report Financial Report Thanks to everyone for your continued support. It is definitely positively impacting the lives of the elderly in need. God […]
  • We are so excited to share the amazing highlights of the great work done in 2018
  • John Lwakawu’s Story
    John has been in the ROTOM program for 12 years. He lives alone in his small house in the village of Lwanyonyi. John had three children; a pair of twins who passed in their early age and another who was taken away by the mother after they separated. John has no contact with his family because they all moved to different communities and others have passed. Traditionally in John’s culture, when you have a daughter […]