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Betty’s story: new life and a future

Life felt bleak and without hope for Betty. But then a training course, eggs and her vision changed all that...

Betty is a farmer and lives in Uganda. Life for Betty isn’t easy – as a single mother who is living with HIV, facing the struggles of drought and hunger, she has found it hard to earn a living.

Betty and some of the other women in her village used to feel trapped at home. The perception was that they had nothing to offer.

Life-changing training

But thanks to training run by Tearfund’s partner organisation and Betty’s church, the women have begun to build a new life and a future. Through the training, Betty and her friends have learnt how to rear quails and to sell the eggs for a profit.

Giving God the glory

Betty now feels encouraged and empowered. ‘God has given me the strength to start new income-generating activities. Now I can save money, I have the vision to build my own home,’ says Betty. 

‘Glory to God, I thank God... God can do anything, anything, anything. God can do anything at any time.’

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