Uganda, Kampala: Irene Nakakande, 34, Deputy Executive Director at Somero Uganda

As Lucy sits near her window to welcome yet another day, she can’t help but thank God for having enabled her to enter into day 7 of the 21 days of extended lockdown.

Like any other Ugandan, Lucy is worried about how much of the food she stocked is still available in her blue bucket and how long it will sustain her family during this lockdown. But far from that, Lucy is more troubled by her little son Martin who was diagnosed with sickle cell anaemia at birth.