Elizabeth* lived with both parents until they split up and her mother re-married. Her mum left Elizabeth in the care of her father but he was an alcoholic and would beat her when he…Read more
Harmony* carries herself with such pride that it’s easy to forget that she’s just a young adult in her early 20s. Only a few years ago, she was a teenager, with dreams and ambitions,…Read more
Prossy* comes from a slum area of Jinja. She is 17 years old. She was raised by a single mother where she was the eldest of 6 children. Prossy grew up with…Read more
What follows is the story told to staff at S.A.L.V.E International of a girl named Sara* who was living on the streets of Jinja.
My name is Sara, my mother…Read more
Joy’s parents died when she was young and she and her…Read more
Do you believe that no young person should have to live and work on the streets?
Do you believe that children…Read more
Small Business Struggles
It’s always a wonderful feeling when you are down; whether physically, emotionally or financially and someone gives you a hand to support you through that situation. It brightens…Read more
Susan* is 12 years old and lives in a ghetto area of Jinja. Her father, a fisherman separated from her mother and remarried. Susan was one of 10 children. Her mother left home with…Read more
A Bright Beginning
Lynette* was a very bright child, she loved school and was always at the top in class. Her father was a polygamist and had 9 wives and 38…Read more
When I think about the Girl Child, I think about an embodiment of strength, happiness, intelligence and talent.
The Girl Child must be cherished, loved, and adored because she is more precious than jewels.
She is…Read more