In Uganda, many young children find themselves in situations where their only means of survival is underage working. Such is the case of Okah*, who by the age of just 12 was working as…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
Hello, my name is Sarah.
I am a Street Outreach Manager working for S.A.L.V.E. International.
I love working with children and youth, but I am so privileged to be working with street connected children especially. It…Read more
My name is Samuel*. I am 16 years old and grew up with a single mother. My mother is a good, caring and funny person full of interesting stories, however, she also… Read more
This month’s Inequality Question focused on: “Should children be in school or stay at home to stop the spread of Covid-19?”
We received 67 responses and the discussion… Read more
This is the story of Samuel, a 14-year-old boy from Mbale, Eastern Uganda. He used to live with his father and stepmother before he lived on the streets of Jinja.<!-- /wp:paragraph... Read more
This is the story of John, one of the children Brenda has worked with recently.
Growing up without love
My name is… Read more
Life on the streets
When you meet a child on the street, you can tell if they are new to the streets or have been… Read more