Uganda (MNN) — As it has all over the world, COVID-19 continues to affect Uganda and AMG International’s ministry within the country, including their nursing school.
AMG’s Bill Passons explains how the pandemic is impacting the country at large.
“The main thing that’s having the biggest effect I think, like most places, is the lockdowns that have been put in place to try to limit the spread of the virus,” he says. “With all of the schools being total lockdown, they’ve been out for almost four months now, and the churches not being allowed to meet is having a pretty bad effect. A lot of businesses are either totally out of business or operating very scaled-down nature, so it is kind of a desperate situation.”
Passons also says that lockdown affects people differently depending on where they live.
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“Those that are in a very rural context actually are a little bit better off when it comes to basic daily needs,” he explains. “They ..Read more