Uganda, Approximately 38% of the population lives on less than $1.25 per day, according to 2009 World Bank estimates. Putting many parent at risk to get infectious disease such as HIV/AIDS which leads many of them to die before the age of 40 hence leading cause of orphan-hood in Uganda. This disease leaves so many children without the proper care, leading more than 5,000 children between the ages of 7 and 20 living on the streets of Kampala, Uganda. Many have been abandoned or abused. By building trust and an understanding of each boy's circumstances and character, staff can facilitate a process by which children feel valued, gain confidence and accept support in equipping themselves with the social and educational tools they require to overcome the past, reintegrate into society and take the future into their own hands.
The project provides 150 street children with the emotional, physical, spiritual, educational and economic needs to facilitate their transition off the streets and back into the community. We seek to raise $141,300 US Dollars to rebuild hope and designer a better future for 150 street children and work with benefit from a comprehensive set of services that includes a sports program, feeding and temporary shelter, clothing, medical care, a learning center, counseling, resettlement, foster care and micro enterprise development. We will also encourage 150 children currently living on the streets to realize their potential and make a transition from the streets back to family and community life.