Parent leaders - Joyce Sserunjogi Nalugya

Joyce Sserunjogi Nalugya - Mukono, Uganda

Joyce is a parent of a deaf child, founder member and acting director of NAPADEC, a non-governmental organisation founded in 2009 by parents of deaf children with a goal of promoting and advocating for the rights of deaf children and young people in Uganda. NAPADEC is duly registered under the Laws of the Republic of Uganda under the Uganda Non- Governmental Organizations Registrations statute of 1989 No. S.5914/9188. With support from Deaf Child Worldwide (DCW), NAPADEC works towards improving communication between parents/families and their deaf children and young people, ensuring that deaf children access quality education, economic empowerment of women and girls, community involvement and institutional capacity development.