Very sad story, yet inspiring in a way, she never gave up anyone time, she always looked for work and always tried to fend for herself, it might no have been in the best ways possible but atleast she made it an effort to always work, May be by reaching out to these people you could as well help them get counselling services from hospitals, may be the very many women groups out there would help. Thank you for sharing these stories with everyone, May the good Lord Bless you.
Out of curiosity, last Saturday, I called a friend, a community mobliser, who had worked in Bwaise Kimombasa for years rehabilitating sex workers, connecting them health care services and education programmes for their children. He had shared their stories with me but I wanted to hear and see for myself. I wanted treat my curiosity, I wanted to know what would force anyone to go into this “World Oldest Profession”. With an open notebook, a curious mind and loads of questions I was in Kimombasa in Bwaise.
Sheila was the first person we met. This is the story of Sheila a 29-year-old sex worker.
“My father worked at the ministry of internal affairs. Our home was at Old Kampala Block 20A5BS New park. My mum was a business woman that would go to Dubai for months to do business. I don’t know what business she was doing. While she was away…
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