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ORPHANS IN UGANDA 15 Feb

ORPHANS IN UGANDA

Uganda is home to over 1million orphaned children who have lost their parents to aids, disease, wars and refugee displacement. For many of these children, their option is to live with an elderly grandmother with no resources to provide care or fend for themselves on the streets. Orphan hood is difficult to define. It is…

KEEPING THE ORPHANS AND VULNERABLE CHILDREN IN EDUCATION. 12 Feb

KEEPING THE ORPHANS AND VULNERABLE CHILDREN IN EDUCATION.

One of the major influences affecting orphans and vulnerable children is their access to the child grant. Every child is entitled to a child grant however; many orphans and vulnerable children don’t have the correct paperwork in place in order to access it. Keeping the orphans and vulnerable children in education is also a key…

ABOUT TUYAMBE 28 Jan

ABOUT TUYAMBE

Tuyambe is a Ugandan NGO based in Germany that strives towards providing support to African children and widows. With a motto that states, “In general, we can`t give the orphan very much, BUT better than nothing.” Tuyambe was founded in 2002 to help disadvantaged people and children at risk across East Africa but particularly Uganda.…

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE- A HINDRANCE TO DEVELOPMENT 29 Dez

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE- A HINDRANCE TO DEVELOPMENT

“Domestic violence is the front line of the war against women”. Pearl Cleage According to UN, it defined Domestic abuse or domestic violence as a pattern of behavior in any relationship that is used to gain or maintain power and control over an intimate partner. Abuse is physical, sexual, emotional, economic or psychological. This includes…

MALNUTRITION IS A KILLER. 12 Nov

MALNUTRITION IS A KILLER.

Malnutrition refers to deficiencies, excesses, or imbalances in a person’s intake of nutrients. Although it is not widely spoken about in the media, 40% of the deaths of children under 5 years are due to malnutrition, with about 3.1 million children dying annually. Although children are more likely to die from malnutrition, adults also suffer from…

WHAT DOES THE BIBLE SAY ABOUT GIVING? 02 Nov

WHAT DOES THE BIBLE SAY ABOUT GIVING?

‚Giving‘ which is done voluntarily with the right motive benefits both the recipient and the giver. The Bible, in all its writings, calls upon all Christians to give to the poor, orphans, the church, neighbors, and so any others. First and foremost, the bible defines ‚giving‘ as a priority. We are given resources so that…

STAND UP TO CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE IN UGANDA. 12 Okt

STAND UP TO CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE IN UGANDA.

Sexual abuse is never contained to a present moment; it lingers across a person’s life time and has pervasive long-term ramifications….Lorraine Nilon. It’s an over whelming act that violates the rights of children. Sexual abuse involves sexual actions like touching the sexual parts of either a boy or girl child and going beyond to the…

EDUCATION CHALLENGES FACED BY UGANDAN CHILDREN IN RURAL AREAS 28 Sep

EDUCATION CHALLENGES FACED BY UGANDAN CHILDREN IN RURAL AREAS

Education is the main driving force for successful careers. There can be no other exceptions or addition. Those who are keen on learning and broadening their mindset and world perception definitely accomplish all their dreams. In other words, they work hard and get educated. Nearly all countries have developed programs for public education including Uganda…

FACTS ABOUT ORPHANS IN AFRICA 16 Sep

FACTS ABOUT ORPHANS IN AFRICA

Africa is one of the poorest continent in the world and its people are facing many epidemics, including diseases, natural disasters, poverty, civil wars, etc. These calamities impact negatively on the lives of children and many are left orphaned and fending for themselves. There are millions of orphans on the African continent, currently estimated to…

HOW TO USE SOCIAL MEDIA TO CHANGE LIVES OF THE NEEDY 14 Aug

HOW TO USE SOCIAL MEDIA TO CHANGE LIVES OF THE NEEDY

Being needy in Uganda can in simple terms be referred to as lacking access to all the essentials of life starting from food, education, health care, shelter and so on and so forth. Which makes the needy vulnerable in the society to keep depending on the support from a few willing people. The needy involve…