Blair is an eleven year old boy living with his mother and six siblings in Uganda. His father is deceased and his peasant mother unable to afford school fees for her children. Blair dreams of one day becoming a doctor. With support he will be allowed to continue his education at the Childcare Development Center, and there receive nutritional food, and healthcare.
Uganda is a landlocked country in Africa. The majority of the population is Christian and there are a large number of Muslims. Witchcraft and animism are still believed and practiced in certain areas as well. Poverty is rampant throughout the country as well as a lack of education. Sickness and disease are prevalent and many lack the means to receive medical treatment. Often children suffer from malnutrition. Many struggle with drug use and alcoholism. It’s common for families to be torn apart due to divorce and separation.