Key People Shelter Opening

A crowd of people sit at tables underneath a tent lined with rainbow flags. One person is holding a microphone, speaking. A handmaid purse with the union jack pattern is sitting on a table near the camera

Happy Family Youth Uganda launched the Fahad Rainbow Memorial House, a shelter for homeless LGBT individuals in Uganda supported by Rainbow Foundation and Kwetu Foundation.

This home has been named in rememberance and honor of Fahad Ssemugoma alias Legit’ Ferhd Kawere, a transgender who was murdered by mob of bodaboda cyclists on August 2nd this year in Gombe.

It is disheartening that to date, the perpetrators of this brutal crime have never been charged or brought to book. May Fahad’s soul continue to rest in peace.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s