Join us as we celebrate Geography Awareness Week with National Geographic and friends. This year’s theme is “Geography: Declare Your Interdependence.”
Did you know that Winston Churchill once called Uganda the “Pearl of Africa?”
Our Hope for a Family sponsorship program is based in the capital city of Kampala, with outreach to families in Masaka, Busunju and Ssekanyonyi.
About 15 percent of the under-18 population in Uganda, or 2.7 million children, are orphans, according to a UNICEF report.
Most of these children were orphaned because of AIDS, the report explains, but deaths caused by armed conflict and war have added to the problem. Read more