Dembe* is a 15 year old from Sudan who has spent almost 7 years on the streets of Ugandan towns like Jinja and Iganga. She is one of five siblings from different…Read more
This is the story of Isaac* told in his own words.
I am Isaac, a 12 old boy from a small village by a lake. People live happily in my village,…Read more
This is the story of Ronald* told in his own words.
“You cannot imagine the road that life can take you down. Even at a young, tender age you can be swept up by something…Read more
At age eight, Agnes* had never attend school and she felt hopeless about the future which is such a sad situation for someone so young. One day her parents…Read more
Life at Home
Namazzi* is a 16 year old girl from Southern Uganda. While at home her parents separated and her father only came home to cause domestic…Read more
As a little girl, I flourished, receiving the love of my mother and enjoying every moment with her. However, little did I know that she would one day leave me by myself, alone.
In 2021,…Read more
It is an alarming fact that too many children in Uganda are orphans. Children may have lost their parents through death due to illness, poverty, or accidents. These orphaned…Read more
Jimiyu* is 15 years old and lives in a village in Eastern Uganda, and studied up until year four at primary school. Jimiyu lived with his mother and step father until they decided it…Read more
A difficult childhood
After her mother’s passing in a tragic car accident, Maria* was forced to move in with her father and stepmother at the age of six. She…Read more
Alex* comes from a family of three siblings. Alex has two sisters, who are twins, and he is the eldest child. His father, mother and siblings all loved each other and lived a happy…Read more