Alice Atimango is 4 and her sister Lucy Ayaa 6 years live with theirgrandmother. They also live with 2 other sisters and grandfather. These children are dependant on their grandparents becuase they lost their parents from AIDS. Their grandfather can hardly fend for this familyas he is old and weak. The children have to help in the garden in order to grow some food. They sometimes miss school becuase of this. When they are ill, they take long to go to the health centre, becuase they cannot afford the health cost.
The health centre pysician advised thier mother to ensure that the children are fed well.The children received deworming tabltes and Vit A tablets, to boost their immunity. Thier grandmother has also enrolled in the savings group club so that she can benefit from the loans program, that is supporting many other mothers.
We now notice that when Atimango and her siblings visit the centre and attend school regulalry, they are a lot happier. We shall continue monitoring thier status and growth and encourgae their grandmother to keep attending the support group.
Because of your support children like Atimango;s health problems are decreasing, and his future looks much brighter.
p.s. The children are eager to attend school, we are looking for support for these children. We would love to see them attned school. Currently they are hardly attending school because they need to look for for food and immediate needs first.
Project Reports on GlobalGiving are posted directly to globalgiving.org by Project Leaders as they are completed, generally every 3-4 months. To protect the integrity of these documents, GlobalGiving does not alter them; therefore you may find some language or formatting issues.
If you donate to this project or have donated to this project, you will get an e-mail when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports via e-mail without donating or by subscribing to this project's RSS feed.
This project is no longer accepting donations.
Still want to help?
Support another project run by Karin Community Initiatives Uganda that needs your help, such as: