This young girl lives in Uganda with her parents, a sister and a brother. The family rents a house with one room. Juliet’s mother has a small business and her father drives a taxi. They do not generate enough income to pay school fees for the children. With support Juliet will have the opportunity to have an education at the childcare center. She will have adequate healthcare and attend Bible studies. And one day she may realize her dream of becoming a teacher.
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.