Collective Members Preparing to Plant! HOCW Director, Bolingo, looking at the new land Nursery Beds Traditional Dances at the Library Celebration

Hope of Children and Women Victims of Violence

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Hope of Children and Women Victims of Violence's (HOCW) mission is to provide services that ease the transition of asylum seekers and refugees into Ugandan society and prepare them for a permanent placement in Uganda or for asylum in Europe of the US. Currently most refugees served by HOCW are from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Many refugees arrive in Uganda alone or with partially intact families. Most leave the majority of their belongings in their home country. Almost none speak English or Luganda, the languages of business and commerce in Uganda. And many have physical and emotional issues typical of war and conflict. HOCW does it's best to address all of these issu...

Project Leaders
Kelly Rigney
Charlotte Haigh
Alina Guyon
Bolingo Ntahira, Emily Milinga
Organization Information
P.O Box 23950
Kampala, Kampala N/A

  BRIDGE# 1394762396
Organization Information
P.O Box 23950
Kampala, Kampala N/A

  BRIDGE# 1394762396

Projects (3)

Libraries for All
Uganda / Education

Project Reports

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Nov 27, 2017
Hope through Agriculture
Most refugees flee their home countries with only the personal possessions they can manage to carry with them. When the reach Uganda, they often struggle to find meaningful work with an income high...
Aug 22, 2017
Hope through Education
HOCW was founded on the principle of empowerment - we help people to help themselves. Over the past few months we took a huge step forward in our capacity to make education attainable for our...
May 17, 2017
Diving into 2017
May is always a busy time at HOCW as the children in the community finish their first school term and enter the holiday break. With the end of school comes the start of the Children’s Program at...
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