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CHILD LABOUR IN AFRICA. 26 Mai

CHILD LABOUR IN AFRICA.

Child labour refers to the exploitation of children through any form of work that deprives children of their childhood, interferes with their ability to attend regular school, and is mentally, physically, socially and morally harmful. Such exploitation is prohibited by legislation worldwide, although these laws do not consider all work by children as child labour;…

CHILDREN’S RIGHTS 20 Apr

CHILDREN’S RIGHTS

Children’s rights are a subset of human rights with particular attention to the rights of special protection and care afforded to minors. The 1989 Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) defines a child as „any human being below the age of eighteen years, unless under the law applicable to the child, majority is…

CHARITY 11 Mrz

CHARITY

Charity is the act of extending love and kindness to others unconditionally, which is a conscious act but the decision is made by the heart, without expecting a reward. When Charity is carried out selflessly, it is a one-way act where a person gives but asks for nothing in return. It is this act of…

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…