Conversations with Humankind
DISTRICT HEALTH NURSE,
MOTHER & WIFE
Ann is featured on our Ann Clutch and receives 10% of the profit of every bag sold.
I was born in Uganda, a small town called Walukuba in Jinja District. They named me Adoch Anna. My father had two wives - my mum being his second young wife. I was one of 3 children but there were many cousins in the same house - a 4m x 4m room. I did not know any luxury. My dad was providing for 2 families - 10 of his own children plus other dependents. He provided rent, medical needs and food. Mum brought us up humble and told us not to ask for what can't be afforded
PHOTOGRAPHER & STORYTELLER
Brian took the photo of his wife Ann, who is featured on our Ann Clutch.
After the death of my mum as a child, I lived on the streets of Kampala. Sleeping on verandas, eating from bins and doing nasty things which would always get me into trouble.
I remember my mum asking me what I wanted to be and I described to her how I wanted to travel the world, taking photos, and telling stories. She concluded "a Journalist". That stuck with me and I believed that I would be that someday.