The last time she was in school was the 3rd grade. Esther’s* parents did not value education; having been brought up without their own education. Her father had passed away some time ago and…Read more
Nina lived in a village with her family and was not regularly attending school. When she was 8 years old, her aunt who lived in Jinja asked Nina’s father if she could have her…Read more
Godfrey* is 11 years old, he comes from a small village and has just finished primary year three. When he was younger, Godfrey lived with both his mother and father. Then his parents divorced,…Read more
Wow, where did 2018 go?
It was such a special year for S.A.L.V.E. as we reached our milestone 10th year and got the opportunity to celebrate in both the UK and Uganda.
Celebrating a special birthday…Read more
This is a true story of Peter*.
Peter is eleven years old and he left school in primary three. He comes from a village in Eastern Uganda. He grew up living with his mum and…Read more
The Drop in Centre is an interesting place to work at because it is a hub of activity, around which a lot of different S.A.L.V.E. programmes…Read more
South Sudan is the youngest nation in the world, however the problems this young nation faces are gigantic; it has had not only political instabilities but also severe economic instability. These destabilize the nation…Read more
Aaron is 15 years old and lives with his mother and his elder sister. I met him three months ago during a street walk. We started to get to know each other and he…Read more
My name is Marleen Okken; I have been working as a social work intern at S.A.L.V.E. International for a period of three months. I study Social Work at Windesheim University in Zwolle, The Netherlands. In February…Read more
During rainy season, some places in Uganda cannot be easily accessed by anyone, particularly in the mountainous areas such as Bugishu in Eastern Uganda. This is because many of our roads are not made…Read more