Emmanuel is a little boy living with his parents, a brother and a sister in Uganda. His father is a tailor, his mother is a housewife. Emmanuel likes to read and in his free time likes to play soccer. He dreams of one day becoming a policeman. Support for him will allow him to continue his education at the childcare center and give him adequate nutrition as well as 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.