Chance Ninjena

Suggested Donation: $20.00

Age: 10 years old
Gender: Boy
Country: Uganda

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Chance is a little boy living in Uganda with his parents and two older sisters. His father has been diagnosed as HIV Positive and does not have energy to work to support his family. Chance likes to play in group games, especially soccer and hide and seek. He would one day like to be a doctor. He will benefit from support that will give him nutritional meals, healthcare, and an education when he attends the childcare center.

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.