Babies and pregnant mothers receive special care and attention from community health promoters. Frequent house calls and access to essential medicines have elevated female health promoters into respected leaders in their communities.
Irene Nakamya chats with her community health promoter, Sarah Nakyambadde, outside her neighbor's house. In the foreground, Irene's mattress dries in the sun.
Joy earns a living selling essential health projects at affordable prices. She has access to over 80 types of health supplies members of her community need. Here, Joy sells medicine to a mother in Kawampe slum, in Kampala.