Joram Aturinda

Suggested Donation: $32.00 / month

Age: 11 years old
Gender: Boy
Country: Uganda
Center: Upendo

 every month

Joram is a kind boy in Uganda. His favorite subject is math, and he says that he would like to become a pilot one day. Joram has three siblings. His father is deceased, having passed away in a motor accident, and his mother works at whatever employment she can find to provide for the family. Through sponsorship, Joram will receive much-needed support for meals, education, and Bible teaching. Thank you!

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.