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
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
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
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
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 Emma*, a boy who was met by the staff at S.A.L.V.E. International and his story told in his own words.
“My parents were teenagers when they had my…Read more
My name is Tiyo and I am a Home Assistant at S.A.L.V.E. International’s Drug Rehabilitation Centre. This is the story of (Enock)* told in his own words…
A Normal Beginning
My name…Read more
Male inclusion should be made a key component of Menstrual Health Management (MHM) programmes as men have an essential role in their effectiveness. Cultural norms around menstruation are rooted in gender inequality… Read more
Five years ago I was living on the streets, drinking, taking drugs and feeling useless and hopeless; now I have found my light. My name is Zed*, I am 16 years old and… Read more
Emma was only eleven when he decided to run away from home, but he remembers the incident clearly. He was working on… Read more