Senior Impact Story with Granny Safina

Meet Granny Safina. A small woman, yet big in personality, she greets each member of the team with a big smile and a warm hug! Dressed in a traditional, pale yellow dress with bold print, and cropped gray hair, this spirited grandmother reflects on how when first introduced to ROTOM as she had recently been […]

Senior Fellowships – Back Together Again in Uganda!

It’s unbelievable to think that it’s been nearly two long years since our ROTOM Senior Fellowships have been together, meeting in one space! Over the past week, ROTOM is resuming all Seniors’ Fellowships in the 56 villages where our seniors live. The excitement of being together again has been something truly amazing to witness. These […]

There’s Love in Abundance 🖤💛❤️

MESSAGE FROM FOUNDER AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this, all men will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another” John 13:34-35 (NIV). It is remarkable to know that each […]

Grannies Helping Grannies Across Borders

When the AIDS pandemic first swept across Africa, it took the lives of more than 35 million people, leaving millions of children alone and orphaned. The most vulnerable were left behind; that’s when the dedicated grandmothers stepped in to care for their precious children. By the amazing hand of the Lord, the Stephen Lewis Foundation […]

VOC’s Setting the Groundwork for Seniors

Meet Falisto Lufatiye, a remarkable senior who lives at one of ROTOM’s Village Outreach Senior Care Centers. Not only does he have a beautiful smile, but he also has a groundbreaking story that helped establish the initial VOC. Falisto was born in 1932 in Burundi, East Africa. He migrated from Burundi to Uganda to find […]

Become a ROTOM VOC Health Care Hero Today!

Have you ever stopped to think twice about what life would look like if you didn’t have health insurance? When a sickness or health emergency happens, we feel secure in knowing we’re protected during a crisis. Meet Senior Sauda Nakirijja, who is 80 years old who lives alone, and is weak and frail from the […]

ROTOM Champion Girls’ on a Mission💃

By Stephanie Matty Our ROTOM girls’ are moving ahead and conquering their dreams through the gracious power of Jesus Christ in the Champions Program! Can you imagine your daughter not having the opportunity to have adequate food, water, shelter, or education? These girls desire a normal life with basic life essentials and to enjoy social […]

Community Volunteers Caring for Seniors

By ROTOM Staff “It takes a village” illustrates one of the most powerful aspects of human growth and development. In one way or another, we all have some kind of village surrounding us where we seek support and community. In Uganda, some of our frail seniors are left to fend for themselves emotionally, spiritually, and […]

Senior Impact Story with Robinah Kyazike

Meet ROTOM Granny Robinah Kyazike who is the primary caregiver of her 4 grandchildren who are all under 12 years old. Robinah depends on her grandchildren to bring her water from the village well for cleaning, washing and caring for the family. This was usually a two-hour trip that had to be taken multiple times […]

Senior Impact Story with Ruth Namwanje

Prepared by Grace N. Kalule, ROTOM Field Implementer Meet Ruth Namwanje, a ROTOM supported senior. She thinks she is 75 years old but is not certain because at the period of her birth, births were rarely recorded in Uganda. Ruth is still married to her husband Joseph. Together they had 10 children – 6 boys […]