Landmark pension decision set to transform life for older Ugandans

Barton, 76, a bricklayer in Uganda

The Government of Uganda has taken the landmark decision to make social pensions available to older people across the whole country.

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Married at 75: how pensions influence more than a person’s income

Kajubi and Nakiwanda in Uganda

When I’m asked to explain how social pensions can mark a turning point for the people receiving them, the story of Kajubi & Nakiwanda in Uganda immediately comes to mind – an older couple who, despite losing everything in the war, are now able to afford the church wedding they had always dreamed of.

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