Collaboration stories

Hello there! My name is Cindy Kalita.

You are welcome to read the Stories of Resilience and Hope around COVID-19. A series that touches on the resilience and strength that communities and individuals portrayed during the COVID-19 pandemic. This series is brought to you by Journalists based in Kenya and Uganda – implemented by Aga Khan University – Graduate School of Media and

Communications. This publication was produced with the financial support of the European Union. Its contents are the sole responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the European Union

In the first edition, Ruth Atim highlights stories of Ugandan teachers who made a living out of a tough situation with one teacher shifting to profitable baking while the other teacher dipped her foot to juggle between baking and teaching.

And from Kenya, Asmahan Mohammed documented how Online Streaming Services (OSS) flourished during the pandemic. Asmahan reports, that in East African countries, Kenyan middle-income earners suffered greatly after thousands lost their jobs. A negative impact that turned a teacher Peter to establish and now become one of the most sought-after OSS companies in Nairobi. 

Teachers turn to Bakers: A Profitable Skill Discovered During the Covid-19 lockdown

Online Streaming Services Thrive in the Pandemic

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