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Sage

95-yr-old man dies while still waiting for...

The SAGE program is rated as one of the successful government programs, backed by good political and social will

Older persons facing rejection and attacks...

Apio, a member of Eling clan, is grappling with serious challenges ranging from lack of proper shelter, food, clothing to other basic necessities.

Government expands SAGE to 81 districts

The program has been in 67 districts, and with the addition of 14 districts to the SAGE initiative, the figure of beneficiaries rises to 220,000 covering...

Western region district officials undergo...

The ministry of gender, labor and social development has embarked on training of district officials as part of the preparations for the national roll out...

Tough penalties await abusers of the elderly...

The Government has put in place the necessary legal and policy frameworks to promote the rights of the older persons although challenges remain in implementation...

Who will bail out grandmothers not covered...

Out of Uganda’s projected population of 40 million people at least 1.4 million are above 60 and qualify to be called elderly.

Pensioners to be struck off SAGE

The Senior Assistance Grants for Empowerment provides monthly grants of sh25,000 to older persons aged 65 years and above.

Poverty falling in SAGE implementing districts...

According to the report, poverty rates fell from 31.1 per cent to 30.8 per cent — a drop of 0.3 per cent in SAGE implementing districts. On the other hand,...

Is Uganda failing its senior citizens?

According to Global Age watch index 2015, Uganda is one of the worst countries for the elderly to live

Govt needs sh232b annually for senior citizens'...

Through the Senior Citizens Grant, older persons (60 years and above) in selected districts get monthly stipends to improve their living conditions.

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