Illegal Property Seizure

In Uganda, a Home Restored is a Future Secured

MBALALA VILLAGE, UGANDA – 17-year-old Rose and her mother Namusisi step off a small bus in their home village. Even with her IJM attorney and social worker following closely behind, Rose looks nervous. Wind whips sheets of orange dust from the road, as the group of women cross the road and walk toward a weary brick house.  The widow Namusisi smooths the bold print of her dress against the gale.

For so long, this moment seemed out of reach – but now, she and her daughter are home.

IJM Zambia Secures Justice: Home Will Be Restored to Tasiyana After 15 Years

LUSAKA, ZAMBIA – This week, a new chapter begins in Tasiyana’s life. Soon, she will go home – a home that should have been hers 15 years ago. When her father passed away in 1996, her uncle moved in and kicked Tasiyana and her mother out. Without the home, they struggled to find shelter and a means of earning a livelihood.