David is a little boy who comes from a broken family in Uganda. His parents’ separation caused severe emotional trauma for David. David’s mother does not have a permanent home for her and her three children, and shifting from place to place puts them at great risk. After David’s father started another family, David and his mother moved in with his aunt, but she has a family of her own to care for. David loves school and he enjoys learning English, reading and storytelling. He loves watching and playing soccer. Your sponsorship will help provide David with nutritious food, medical care and educational help, and most importantly biblical teaching about love and salvation through Jesus Christ.
Upendo Christian Academy
The Upendo Christian Academy is an orphanage where children live and grow as disciple of Christ. The center staff mentor children in various ways, including help with homework, career guidance and discipleship. Children are served wholesome meals each week to help them grow physically. Special gifts are given to the children throughout the year and during Christmas time. Medical care is available children struggling with health issues. The center staff focuses primarily on the spiritual growth of the children through biblical teaching and times of prayer.
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.