August 2, 2017


The pioneer works on autism spectrum disorders in Africa had been by Longe and Asuni (Longe & Asuni, 1972) and Lotter (Lotter, 1978; Lotter, 1980) about three decades after the first report of autism spectrum disorder by Kanner in 1943 (Kanner, 1943). Longe (1976) and Lotter (1978) reported ASD among […]
November 23, 2015

Golfers fundraise Shs40m for Tunaweza, Kolin Construction Wins

Tunaweza is a Swahili word that can loosely be translated as “We can” and the members took it a little bit too far by proving that they can give selflessly. The golfers turned up in droves 38 teams and paid Shs20.3m as green fees to compete in the Tunaweza Charity […]
November 9, 2015

Pamela Titi Kakonge : Giving Hope To Special Needs Children

My deepest desire is to give every child a chance to reach their potential irrespective of their condition.Titi says of her decision to put her career on hold to start TUNAWEZA Children’s Centre. Titi is this unbelievably stunning woman with an enchanting smile and obviously a brilliant mind. She speaks […]
November 9, 2015

Trip Update – Thursday April 18, 2013

As the day winds to a close, we cannot help but look back and say “amazing progress!”  Today our day was filled with so many accomplishments. We have been well received by the Ugandans and truly see their deep desire to insert CLASP’s programming in the country.  Our Ugandan guide Titi Pamela […]
November 9, 2015

She brought her daughter’s treatment home so it could benefit other parents.

A mother with a special needs daughter who could have continued taking her child abroad for therapy, like she had been doing all along, instead decided provide the same high quality care for other other parents.   At Tunaweza Children’s Centre, you will be met with jolly children running around […]
November 9, 2015

Story from the Boston Speechies

Tunaweza Children’s Centre: Kampala, Uganda “We can” is the English translation of “Tunaweza.” The name of The Center reflects the positive energy of its founder, Titi Pamela, the mother of a child with special needs, who came to understand the value of early intervention while living in the Boston area. […]
November 9, 2015


Every morning at 8:15 the staff and children start the day off with Morning Glory. Singing and praying together teaches core values: respect for each other’s differences and the meaning of community spirit.
November 3, 2015

New Volunteer

Tunaweza would like to extend a warm welcome to our new volunteer, Miss Monique Mcgrath. Monique comes highly recommended and has experience with working with children. She is a great addition to our team. We are very excited to have her as part of our Tunaweza family!