CAPTION: Veronica, who is eight years old, performs her daily chores before preparing for school in the morning. SignHealth Uganda assists parents in understanding the nature of hearing impairment, which is traditionally seen as a bad omen on the family. It also helps them to realise that hearing impaired children are still capable of normal, happy lives both at home and at school. LOCATION: Lutungu Village, Rakai District, Central Region, Uganda. INDIVIDUAL(S) PHOTOGRAPHED: Veronica Nampijja.