Mariam* lived with her aunty and her cousins in a small village near Jinja. She felt unloved and unwanted by her paternal aunt who gave more attention and care to her own children, ignoring…Read more
Patience* is 11 years old and comes from a village near the city of Jinja. She lived with her auntie because, after her father had sadly died in a car accident, her mother had…Read more
Leaving for the streets
At the tender age…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
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
Life at Home
Namazzi* is a 16 year old girl from Southern Uganda. While at home her parents separated and her father only came home to cause domestic…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
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