Women's Income Generating Group

Learn more about our Women’s Income Generating Group.

Robina - Income Generating Group

Robina Nalongo Textile Leader

  The animated leader of Shanti’s textiles group, goes by many names that are often called joyously across the Shanti grounds; for example, Mama Picot, in reference to the daughter named for Shanti volunteer and textiles group trainer Picot Allen […]

Rose Nansubuga

Rose is, at 46 years, the reigning eldest member of Shanti’s vibrant textile group.

Babirye Teopista

Always with a gentle smile, Babirye is a strong and quiet presence in the textiles team.

Daisy - Income Generating Group

Daisy Nakiganda

Daisy, 36 yrs, spends many afternoons a week in Shanti’s thatched hut, with her sewing machine whirring and her feet pumping; her dedication to the group evident.

Jesca - Income Generating Group

Jesca Nakabugo

Jesca, a member of Shanti’s textiles group, has the distinction of being born on Uganda’s Independence Day in 1969.

Prossy - Women's Income Generating Group

Prossy Nalubega

Prossy, 40 yrs, has recently transitioned from the beading to the textiles collective.

Agnes- Women's Income Generating Group

Agnes Nakyanzi

Agnes, 46 yrs, is a lovely presence at WIGG meetings, often with her hair wrapped up in a soft velvet headdress.

Agnes - Women's Income Generating Group

Rachael Nakazzi

Rachael, who has recently transitioned from the beading to the textiles collective, is the mother of four vibrant girls, ranging in age from 26 to 10 years.

Yvvone - Women's Income Generating Group

Yvonne Ssensuma Beading Group Leader

Yvonne, 51yrs, is Shanti’s diligent and indefatigable beading group leader; she’s never one to miss an opportunity for growth and improvement, and always has at least two or three business projects on the go, besides her invaluable work for Shanti.

Hadijah - Women's Income Generating Group

Hadijah Nassuna

Hadijah, 41 yrs, is a dedicated member of our beading group.

Veronica - Women's Income Generating Group

Veronica Nampa

Although Veronica, or ‘Vero’ as the group sometimes calls her, is only able to sign her signature with an inked thumbprint, the 46 yr old widow approaches every opportunity with a dedication that is impressive.

Rose - Women's Income Generating Group

Rose Nakyazi

Rose, is a member of our beading group and also a neighbour of the Shanti volunteers – she lives just down the road from the volunteer home!

Edith - Women's Income Generating Group

Edith Namula

Edith, is one of the more petite members of our beading group. She is 50 years old, and proudly states she was born January 8th, 1962!

Teopista - Women's Income Generating Group

Teopista Nakate

Teopista, is a member of our beading group, and is rarely seen around Shanti without her youngest son, 13 month old Christopher.