Kintu* began living on the streets of Jinja when he was 14 years old. His parents were living in poverty in his village and couldn’t afford to pay for his school fees or give…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
This is a story about a boy called Bernard* told in his own words.
Life at home
My name is Bernard and I am 15 years old. I grew up with my…Read more
This story is about Viola*, a 12 year old girl who was in her third year of primary school before the Covid-19 lockdown happened. She had been living with her paternal grandparents since she…Read more
The story is about a young, beautiful, and energetic girl called Rose*, who started her life with a loving family. However, it would all end up in ruins when her father suddenly passed away,…Read more
This is a true story about two children, a boy and a girl, living in a village in Uganda. One day, before heading to the market, their mother put food on the fire and…Read more
As a child, Patrick* lived with his grandmother as his parents had both sadly died from AIDS. However, his stay there did not work out well due to some challenging behaviour from Patrick, including…Read more
Mukisa* is one of the children who we have just recently reunited with father. Mukisa spent most of his childhood with both his parents and his brother, Emma, in a happy and humble family…Read more
This is the story of a 14-year-old girl called Faith*.
Faith’s father sent her, her mother and two brothers away and they had to live on the streets,… Read more
Gilbert*, like many children who leave home for a life on the streets, had a hard life at home. Gilbert’s life was made difficult by his step mother who used to tell… Read more