Peace is a seven year old living in Uganda with her parents, a sister and a brother. Her parents are peasant farmers and struggle to earn enough to pay school fees. Peace likes to play group games and playing with her dolls. Support will allow Peace to attend Junior School where she will receive an education, adequate healthcare and nutritional food.
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.