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Hope of Children and Women Victims of Violence

Org #14408
Vetted since 2013 Site Visit Verified
2008
year founded
$69,401
raised on GlobalGiving
5
years fundraising
2
projects funded

Mission

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... read more

Projects (2)

Libraries for All
Uganda / Education
 
Project Leaders
Chelsi Bullard
Chelsi Bullard
Kelly Rigney
Kelly Rigney
Charlotte Haigh
Charlotte Haigh
Ntahira Bolingo
Ntahira Bolingo
Candace Westman
Candace Westman
Alina Guyon
Alina Guyon
Team
Bolingo Ntahira, Emily Milinga
Organization Information
http://www.hocwug.net/
Facebook Page
P.O Box 23950
Kampala, Kampala N/A
Uganda
+256-200-900-543

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 1394762396
Organization Information
http://www.hocwug.net/
Facebook Page
P.O Box 23950
Kampala, Kampala N/A
Uganda
+256-200-900-543

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 1394762396

Project Reports

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Dec 21, 2016
Happy Holidays! - Year End Wrap Up
As always, this year has been a busy one at HOCW. On November 26th, we celebrated the graduation of 75 of our students from English, Business, Tailoring, Computer and Hairdressing classes. Everyone...
Nov 10, 2016
A Final Thank-You
When I first came to HOCW as a volunteer in January of 2015 it consisted of a single compound. The volunteer house sat across from our Director’s home. English, Luganda, Swahili, and Business...
Jul 29, 2016
Still Growing
With our new space we now have more than 40 children enrolled in our drop in child care program. This program is something we have hoped to bring to HOCW for a very long time. Having a center where...
 
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