Dinah Kukiriza

Suggested Donation: $20.00

Age: 13 years old
Gender: Girl
Country: Uganda

Dinah is a little girl living with her parents, two sisters and one brother in Uganda. The parents are unable to support their family?s needs. Dinah was seen on the street trying to sell small products to raise money for her educational needs. She would like to become a teacher. Support for her will allow her to continue her education, be given adequate healthcare, and have good nutrition.

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.