Beyond Captivity; a Tale of Hope
Beyond Captivity; a Tale of Hope

The stretch of failure seemed to follow Hawa when she lost her mother, as she had no protection and support. However, despite public fear and criticism from the community, Hawa trusted God for a miracle. One day, she was identified by a Social Worker and registered at the children’s centre in Kamwokya. Gradually, through psychosocial, she made an amazing comeback, with empowermentthrough education. She joined primary school, where she acquired literacy and numeracy skills. She progressed slowly and later joined a skills training centre in Kampala. In February, 2019, Hawa graduated with a Certificate in Hotel and Institutional Catering.

Just before graduation, she was offered employment in one of the famous restaurants in Kampala. Today, Hawa is economically empowered and is positively contributing to her community.

From the Streets to School
From the Streets to School

Taitai is a 14 year old boy who was directly rescued from the street on the International Day of Street Children along with four other boys, one of who ran off and bounced back to the streets. After progressive rehabilitation for 6 months, he exhibited development and was willing to visit his mother who lives in Buyikwe District in Eastern Uganda.

Having gone through rehabilitation, he accessed his PLE results, which scored him a placement in secondary school in central Uganda. Taitai comes from a humble background; his mother is a charcoal vender and the father is a casual laborer. Your support can help us reach other children who are denied access to education on the streets.



A Journey of Opportunities
A Journey of Opportunities

Carolina grew up in the slums of Kamwokya Kyebando with her mother, with whom she visited SASCU. Following the assessment of her family, we discovered that her parents had separated, leaving her mother in a dilemma. Through pooled efforts, her mother was empowered through employment as a Care Giver at the SASCU Children’s centre. This enabled her to so as to take care of her siblings, with whom she lived in Kyebando, a slum dwelling in Kampala.

She worked to make ends meet, but as you can imagine, Carol had her mother’s love, but she was only financially handicapped, robbing her of basic needs such as quality education.

Through our sponsorship programme, she received EDUCATION. At the age of eleven, Carolina joined primary six. She is currently pursuing a Certificate in Procurement and Logistics Management, a marketable course which will earn her a respectable placement and channel her to economic freedom. Today she is married to a loving husband who treats her with love and respect. To create life changing opportunities for more children like Carolina, please support our work.

Step by Step; Transforming Communities
Step by Step; Transforming Communities

Dickens was separated from his mother in Busia District, an event that forced him to live on the street and survive. Exactly two months from the time he was rescued from the street, Dickens escaped from the children’s home and returned to the streets. Two days from the time of escape, he was found selling scrap for a day’s meal. Gradually, the Social Workers counselled him and encouraged him to stay in school and keep away from the street. It was already Christmas time when he joined the rest of the children at the children’s home in Kamwokya.

children at the children’s home in Kamwokya. Due to his history of abandonment by his mother, he grew distant from human touch and hated himself, but through our psychosocial support, he made friends and returned to school and joined Primary Six-where he tops his class and is doing remarkably well.

His journey of change has only begun. Next year, Dickens will be joining Primary Seven and the year after, he will be joining Secondary school and pursuing a course of his choice.

Many children like Dickens have lost hope because there is no one to hold their hands. To support children like Dickens, please

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