Rebuilding the lives of street children in Uganda

 
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  • Rebuilding the lives of street children in Uganda posted a progress report
    Najja's Story
    By - Anna Richardson - Events Coordinator
    Najja lost both of his parents to HIV/AIDS when he was 12 years old. As his mum was weakened by the sickness, she thought it wise to take both Najja and his younger brother to stay with their aunty. Their auntie didn't have very much money as she also cared for her own children and their father was...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Rebuilding the lives of street children in Uganda posted a progress report
    Paulo's Story
    By - Anna Richardson - Events Coordinator
    Paulo lost both his mother and father to AIDS.  When his mother had become sick she decided to take Paulo and his brother to live with their fathers sister. There auntie was very welcoming to the two boys even though she struggled financially with her own children. Paulo’s maternal grandmother would send them...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Rebuilding the lives of street children in Uganda posted a progress report
    Saul's Story
    By - Anna Richardson - Fundraiser
    Retrak Uganda has been working hard to find children a real alternative to life on the streets. With your support through Global Giving Retrak are able to work with children living on the streets and help them discover their potential and realise their worth. This story of Saul shows how your donations to Retrak...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Rebuilding the lives of street children in Uganda has received 34 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Rebuilding the lives of street children in Uganda posted a progress report
    Meet Fred
    By - Joan Townsend - US Country Director
    Fred, an 18-year-old former street child, is an inspirational example of how support from GlobalGiving and dedicated supporters can make a real difference in the lives of vulnerable children in Africa who have suffered terrible hardship.  The resettlement of Fred is an experience that will stay for some time in...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Rebuilding the lives of street children in Uganda posted a progress report
    Meet Addae
    By - Kady Murphy - Fundraiser
    On their recent journey from resettling a boy in Rwanda, Retrak’s social workers followed up on Addae, a boy who had survived on the streets of Kampala for nearly a year before being resettled last year in his original community, a tiny rural village in south west Uganda. He had originally come into contact with Retrak...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Rebuilding the lives of street children in Uganda has received 73 donations
    • 5 years ago
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  • Rebuilding the lives of street children in Uganda posted a progress report
    This story is just one example of how Retrak makes a difference in the lives of street children
    By - Kady Murphy - Case Study: Matovu
    When Matovu’s step-father and a family friend abused him, this 12 year old child made the 85km journey to Kampala. A week after arriving in the city he asked a man if he could use his shelter to sleep in at night. The man, who was a scrap metal dealer, said he could, but in return Matuvo would have to scavenge for...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Rebuilding the lives of street children in Uganda posted a progress report
    A Postcard from: Rebuilding the lives of 850 street boys in Uganda
    By - Brian Banks - Visitor
    Brian Banks is a student who is traveling throughout Africa this summer and visiting a number of GlobalGiving projects. On May 13th he visited "Provide education to AIDS orphans in rural Uganda." When asked what he would tell his friends about this project, Brian said: “Incredible: You need to see this!" “I am...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Rebuilding the lives of street children in Uganda has received 26 donations
    • 6 years ago
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  • Rebuilding the lives of street children in Uganda posted a progress report
    Retrak Update
    By - Joan Townsend - US Support Coordinator
    What a year 2008 has been for Retrak! The Tigers boys in Uganda commemorated 10 years of the project as a registered charity, and the Tigers Club's sister project, Retrak Ethiopia in Addis Ababa, celebrated its first full year of operation. Diarmuid O'Neill has taken on the role of CEO and has already begun to take...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Rebuilding the lives of street children in Uganda has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Organization

Retrak America

Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire, United Kingdom
http://www.retrak.org

Project Leader

Joan Townsend

US Country Director
Washington, DC United States

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