Recently, the UN declared years 2021 through 2030 the Decade of Healthy Aging, and one of the highlights was to recognize 50 people who are outstanding leaders in the movement. We are excited to announce that our Founder/Executive Director of Global ROTOM ministry, Kenneth Edmund Mugayehwenkyi, was listed as one of those 50 individuals. Kenneth has […]
Raising Small Champions. Exceeding Boundless Opportunities!
Transforming Lives from One Generation to Another The impact of your generosity for ROTOM supported children, multiplies far beyond what you give. Through your support, ROTOM is not only providing education to hundreds of children and youth; we are also giving them a safe space to discover and grow their potential! Our children’s leaders and […]
Hunger Has No Season!
Can you imagine what you may feel like when you’re running on an empty stomach. A really empty stomach. You do not have access to a quick snack or any food to satisfy your immediate hunger. Not only are you completely distracted by how hungry you feel and cannot focus on anything else, but you […]
Overjoyed with Gladness this Ethiopia New Year!
For sure, the elderly in Ethiopia have spent the New Year overjoyed with happiness thanks to you kind people. With the money that you provided them, we will be giving each of the 65 elderly people of ROTOM, 12.30 kilos of boiled white teff, 2 liters liquid oil, 5 kilos of flour, 5 kilos of […]
Spending Time in Uganda with Andrea Riedner
Take a look into a personal account from former ROTOM USA executive director, Andrea Riedner’s visit to Uganda this past springtime. Please take 10 minutes to read how much her trip blessed our seniors! We have included a photo gallery of some of the seniors as well. To all of those who know and love […]
Meet Ivan Agaba: He’s Living Proof of Your Generosity!
Orphaned at the age of 5 years old, Ivan was left in the care of his aunt Ida, now a ROTOM supported senior. Before Ivan joined ROTOM, he had completed secondary four and was out of school for three years. Completing his secondary education would eventually allow him to join a university or a vocational […]
Field Update: Home Visits to Seniors’ Villages Bring Joy
Our ROTOM Uganda Field Nurses’ visits are one of the most effective ways to reach out to the seniors in their communities and give them much deserved care. Their visits have greatly improved the health of the seniors because healthcare is brought right in the comfort of the seniors’ homes. Senior’s who struggle with mobility […]
The ROTOM School at Maggogo
The impact of your generosity for ROTOM also supports the grandchildren and increases far beyond what you give. Through your support, ROTOM is not only providing an education to hundreds of children and youth; we are also giving them a safe space to discover and grow their potential! Our children’s leaders and programs are devoted […]
Recognizing Grandparents ‘Around the Globe’ on Oct. 1st
ROTOM, in partnership with other organizations that work with older persons in Uganda, will be commemorating the International Day of Older Persons on October 1st under the umbrella of the Ministry of Gender, Labor and Social Development. Globally, the United Nations’ sets this day aside as a special day to celebrate elders, in part mostly because […]
L❤️VE PUT INTO ACTION! Meet Adrine, the Backbone of Our Senior Fellowships
Meet Adrine, who is now 80 years old. Like many other grandmothers in her Ugandan community, she was a young 62 years old but had lost all hope when she came to ROTOM for help. Poverty, isolation, disease, and the loss of the seniors’ children in their village had become a soul-crushing burden for many […]