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
This story is about Melody, a 14-year old girl. Melody was living with her mother, but was eventually forced to leave home due to their poor living conditions. At home, there was often no…Read more
Joy’s parents died when she was young and she and her…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
I am one of the Halfway Home Assistants called Santi at S.A.L.V.E. International. This is the story of ten-year-old Sulaiman* who I look after, told in his words.
My name…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
We first met Nafula* on the streets of Jinja. She caught our attention since she was new in the area, and we tried to find out why…Read more
This is the story of Sonny*, a 15 year old boy we met and have supported at our S.A.L.V.E International residential site in Uganda.
“When I was younger, I lived with my mother and was…Read more