"I want to help my people" are the words spoken by the children Project Have Hope enrolls in school. Growing up as children of displaced refugees in a slum outside of the capital, Kampala, these children know the harsh realities of poverty. By age 5, they were working in the dangerous conditions of the stone quarry, hoping to earn enough money for their next meal.
Through the support of dedicated donors, more than 100 children have had the opportunity to attend school.
"I feel encouraged to work even harder, because I have the opportunity [to go to school] that many do not have,” remarks Gloria. “Without schooling, my life would be very difficult... I would not have been able to know that I am a bright person."
Your donation gives children, like Gloria, the confidence and the self-worth that they would not otherwise have. Your donation of just $10 enables these children to dream and to secure the education that can make their dreams reality.
Moris has always been an exceptional student. Hard-working, focused, Moris knew he wanted a life that was different from his parents. Without a formal education, his mom labors in a stone quarry while his father does carpentry work. His parnts lacked the funds to pay his school fees, so Project Have Hope stepped in.
A graduate of our scholastic sponsorship program, Moris is now attending Uganda Technical College in Lira, in Northern Uganda, where he is studying water engineering. He is hoping to learn practical skills which will enable him to improve the water quality and availability for his fellow Ugandans. We're so proud of his accomplishments and his tenacity at striving to make his dreams a reality. For just $25, you can help a young scholar fulfill his dreams.
My name is Cecilia. I am 14 years old and the youngest in my family. I have one sister and one brother, neither of them go to school. I do not like missing lessons, so I am eager to go to school every day. It is important to me to go to a school where the teachers are good and they have time for the students. When you have knowledge, you can excel in life. I hope to become an accountant. It’s easy to get a job if you know how to manage business. I have a dream of finishing my studies and getting a god job. Then I will construct a house for my mother. And once I have a good job, I also want to help the needy, so I can support someone like someone has supported me.
Help Cecilia and children like her reach their full potential by becoming a sponsor for just $25 a month.
"I am the middle child and I have an older and a younger brother. My mother is a widow and cares for our family herself. I am in secondary school and attend St. Kizito. I like the school very much because they have all the equipment and books needed to study well. They are morally upright. I am Acholi, but I have many friends at school from different backgrounds and tribes. I am committed to my studies and hope to complete well. I have hope of becoming an accountant."
For just $25 a month, you can sponsor Teddy's tuition and give a young scholar a chance for a brighter future.
I am 7 years old. My mother left me with my grandmother. She is old, but she tries her best to care for me. I like playing football (American soccer) with my friends. My favorite food is beans and rice. And pink is my favorite color.
For just $25 a month, you can sponsor Albert's tuition at Creamland Primary School.
For 12 years, with your help, we have been giving the gift of education to children in Uganda's Acholi Quarter. Many of our "children" aren't exactly kids anymore and are choosing to switch to vocational training programs which give them skills and greater opportunities for their futures.
We are proud to have students pursuing auto mechanics, catering, tailoring, painting & design, and travel & tourism.
We dream about a better tomorrow, and with your help, we're making dreams come true.
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