Give Life to 140 Indian Orphans and Needy Children


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The Risks Found By Orphans

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of The risks found by orphans The star of nursery has provided free pre primary education to children who are from poor family background in Kibera slums. During my day s as a volunteer, i saw the children being nurtured well and being loved , they are provided with a balance diet at school. The children are very healthy even though they live positively. The teachers understand the health status of the the children and show great love for them. This school has made great impact in the lives of this children, however, the children find it had to coup up with primary education since couping up is hard. Read more.
Related to project keywords: provided free, children healthy, orphans, school children, children children

Child Abuse

By a female, 31-45 years old, in Kiyunga, Uganda
Map of CHILD ABUSE Our community has different kinds of people.There are many orphans and they are cared for by their guardians.Some of guardians have tried to cared for them well.But others have not.They dont take them to schools,sometimes they dont get food concerning clothes,they have to work for other people like digging,fetching water and some others on addition to that these children are forced to do heavy work like carrying heavy things,they are given big portions to dig.Failure to finish,no food.Medical care is not provided well.This has forced some children to run away from their homes.So our community needs ahelp on this issue. Read more.
Related to project keywords: food medical, medical care, orphans, schools, things

Many Other Problems Besides The Gospel

By a male, 46-60 years old , in Masaka, Uganda
Map of MANY OTHER PROBLEMS BESIDES THE GOSPEL I am a pastor living in Kyanamukaaka sub-county started achurch in 2002 in Kitiiti Area.After visiting several families preaching the gospel i discovered that the people had many problems besides the gospel.There was no school around the children had to walk about 3 kilometres. There parents came from poor families.i sat with other pastors and decided to start helping in building small houses using local materials providing food,clothes and other basic needs.Also started aschool CORNERSTONE to HELP those vulnerable kids to get a chance of education.We have tried to get contacts from friends sponsors and other donors.Fortunately about 50 kids being helped in education,10families got better houses,some donors,have supplied matresses,clothes,Bedings,seeds and medical care.But the work is still big who ever intrested in helping the need please come the door is open God will bless your work. Read more.
Related to project keywords: medical care, food clothes, donors, started, come

My Life And Children

By a female, 31-45 years old, in Masaka, Uganda
Map of MY LIFE AND CHILDREN Am a widow with three children two boys and one girl.When my husband died in the beggining of 2000. I had nothing to doing in order to get food and school fees for my children. But i had my brother inlaw whom we started depending on each and every thing. He gave me a capital and i started working in the market My daughter whom is my elder child managed to finish primary seven and ordinary level of her education and is now doind a medical course in her second year in Nkozi hospital,the second borne son is in senior four and at the end of 2011 he is going to sit for his ordinary level final exams and the last one in his primary five We have been prosperous with my children by the help of my brother in law after the death of my Husband. Read more.
Related to project keywords: education medical, life children, started, going, gave


By a female, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of "CHOKORA" Near our neighbourhood we used to have so many street children. But those who were at our place were wose than you can imagine. We used to call them "chokora" that has always been their name. According to me I was so fearful and Iwas so afraid of them reason... One day I was sent by my elder sisters to the shop. Towards me was a chokora who was so unclean with dirty cloths not forgetting taking bang I felt afraid and so I started to run. He was so furious and even started complaining I had high heels by then so running was so difficult for me. He had a friend who was subure and he started chasing after me. Why was I running in the fast place. Just as he was about to cought me. the chokora shouted to him not too. That instead he should just leave me alone How relievd I felt. What if they could have caught me what could they have done to me. I was so lucky. Because he didn't want me to be hurt in any way. I regretted why I did it but I swored not to do such a thing again because it was so rude and of we to do so. Read more.
Related to project keywords: children), cloths, started, sent, leave

My Step Mother

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Kampala, Uganda
Map of My step mother Am Jalia the mother of 3 daughter. I got marriage or pregnant when I was still in school in S.1 so many parents become very ulgy and they stoped paying me school fees, so thats was the end of my education. I stayed home untill when I gave birth, At giving birth I suffered more because my parents didn't give a helping hand to my baby no soap for washing the bedsheets for by baby and no a single clothe and to make matters worse I was hated by everyone at home plus my relatives because me giving birth form home they so it as a badlen and a curse to the family. But one day when I was passing though that suffering, some one came into my life and this was my stepmother. She shown loves care to wards me and my baby. She used to take a child from me and she feeds the baby and also bath her through my step I saw light again. Read more.
Related to project keywords: bath, soap, home, got, baby

Responsible Orphans

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of RESPONSIBLE ORPHANS Life in Kibera is cheap but expensive to others.I met this family that has for so long lived without parents.This was a family of five,two boys and three girls/ladies.The eldest was a boy who was a boy who was at teenage and could not even afford to go for any easy job as he was underage.They lived by the small amount that they earned after school by fetching water,washing peoples clothes and the small amount from these tiny jobs. What shocked many was how this children co-operated to ensure they had a bread for the day.Their duties were assigned to each other everyday.They never went a day without something to smile about.Despite their financial status,they lived a life optimism and hope,hope that one day they will make it in life and be able to stand for themselves.Their respect was admired by every neighbour around them.They not only respected people but of all they respected God of all things.This was seen as they never missed going to church every sunday.It never took long after high school that their elder brother who was sponsored by st.Aloysius a school that is run by CL.C and the got a well paying job. Read more.
Related to project keywords: orphans, god, got, things, clothes

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