This young boy lives in Uganda with his widowed mother and two siblings. His mother has no means of support so there are no school fees available to the children. Godfrey likes soccer and greatly enjoys Sunday school. With support he will have an opportunity for an education when he goes to the childcare center. There he will also receive adequate healthcare and participate in Bible studies.
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.