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The articles below feature the ASA Social Fund, and/or its staff, partners, and projects. Click on the headlines or images to read more. 

“A Day in the Life of Eddy, The Forgotten Child”
Power Minds Youth Organization
August 28, 2019

Advocates for Children with Disabilities – Uganda
Vulnerable Children and Youth Action (VCAYA) 
2019

“Unveiling the Scars”
Indie Film Forum / PCTV
Pauline Greenlick and Hanifa Nakiryowa (CERESAV) were interviewed by the Indie Film Forum to discuss “Unveiling the Scars”.
The episode aired Thursday April 12, 2018, 8:00 pm on PCTV.

“Finding Her Voice: An Acid Attack Victim Fights Back”
by Cristina Rouvalis
Pittsburgh Magazine
October 17, 2018

“The Labor Intensive: Bright Kids Uganda – Fighting For Women’s Rights”
The Union Edge podcast
October 10, 2017
Pauline Greenlick from the ASA Social Fund for Hidden People and Victoria Nalongo Namusisi the Director of Bright Kids Uganda were on the program. Victoria talked about how the government in Uganda works in regards to protecting workers as well as how there is a serious fight for gender equality because many women rights disparities in their country. One of the other important topics she brought up is how acid attacks are being used on many women and how after these attacks (which are often left without justice) they are also not considered to be disabled, even though they are clearly disabled by these attacks.
(Note: this podcast episode is no longer available.)

“World Affairs Report, Weekly Podcast & Radio Show”
September 23, 2017
Dr. Louis Picard joined the World Affairs Report to discuss the fragile balance of foreign aid, security and diplomacy in Africa.
Click here to listen to the podcast.

“The Labor Intensive featuring Hungarian Roma No Bad Kid”
The Union Edge podcast 
May 30, 2017
Pauline Greenlick appeared in this episode of The Union Edge. She brought along guests from No Bad Kids, a Hungarian organization with roots in Pittsburgh that works to educate and rehabilitate the “troubled and troubling” Roma children who struggle with their economic circumstances. Their CEO Andrea Gruber and Head of Intervention Monika Rozsa all joined in to explain what they do. 
(Note: this podcast episode is no longer available.)

“Photo Exhibit Displays Daily Life in Uganda”
by Carley Bonk
The Globe
October 11, 2016

KDKA/CBS TV “Live Pittsburgh” show
September 27, 2016
Pulitzer Prize photographer Martha Rial and Bright Kids Uganda Director Victoria Nalongo Namusisi discuss Ms. Rial’s photo exhibit “In Uganda, A School to Call Home,” which was held at the 937 Gallery in Pittsburgh PA. The feature story is the Community Forum, which was held at the Gallery on Thursday, September 29, 2016. Click here for more info.

“Bright Kids Uganda”
by Anne Caffee
Mt. Lebanon Magazine
June 23, 2016

“Acid Attack Survivors”
The Union Edge podcast
June 16, 2016
Retired SEIU International Vice President Rosemary Trump; teacher and activist Pauline Greenlick; and special guest Hanifa Nakiryowa discussed the amazing story of Hanifa, a survivor of an acid attack in Uganda. To learn more about her story, check out the short documentary Unveiling the Scars.
(Note: this podcast episode is no longer available.)

“Mt. Lebanon Couple, Filmmaker Help Uganda’s Orphans”
by Bob Podurgiel
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
February 5, 2015

​”Under the Umbrella Tree Premier held at Kelly Strayhorn”
by Natalie Bencivenga
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
October 20, 2014

“Changing the World One Child at a Time — Victoria Nalongo Namusisi”
by Andrew G. Wilson 
Carlow University
October 10, 2013

“Ugandan Community Leader Victoria Nalongo Namusisi to Lecture at Pitt”
​University of Pittsburgh News Service
September 19, 2013

“Medi Bugembe: From the Streets to Success”
This video, photographed and produced by Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Martha Rial, ​​ documents the life and success of Medi Bugrmbe, Director of Great Kings and Queens Children’s Center in Kampala Uganda.  This amazing video shows some of the work ASA strives to support. Click the image below.

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