May 13, 2020, 4:25 PM
Running off into the distance is six year-old Ezra, who ran his first-ever 5K to help slum children and their families during the Covid-19 lockdown - and raised £2,000! That was amazing and has helped our emergency appeal overall total to reach over £42,000.
May 11, 2020, 1:04 PM
One of our primary teaching assistants started a small business while stuck at home to sustain the small basic needs of her family – every morning she fries and sells a local snack of cassava chips.
May 7, 2020, 4:05 PM
One good thing about homes being very close together in the Namatala slum is that kids aren’t prevented from playing with their close neighbours during Uganda’s current lockdown.
May 5, 2020, 12:39 PM
Here in Namatala, most of the active men (who normally work as casual labourers) cannot now earn money on a daily basis to feed their families. Most of the active women have small businesses. But right now, nobody can work and all of the women’s businesses are at a complete standstill.
Apr 27, 2020, 12:10 PM
Six year-old Ezra is running further than he has ever run before – all to raise funds for slum kids and their families in Uganda during the Covid-19 crisis.
Apr 24, 2020, 4:47 PM
This very hungry grandmother and grandson turned up at Bex and Moses’ home this morning as they had run out of food during the Covid-19 lockdown in Uganda.
Apr 22, 2020, 3:58 PM
We have launched an appeal to raise £50,000 to support the slum families of Namatala, Uganda. Help us save lives!
Apr 16, 2020, 4:04 PM
As the virus continues to grip the whole world, health supplies like masks and gloves are not reaching local populations in developing country like Uganda – so we are organising tailors in the slum to make masks.
Apr 7, 2020, 5:22 PM
We have published our new annual Impact Report, which covers our work, successes and impact during 2019. Read about our achievements in the areas of education, business start-ups, fostering vulnerable children, community and health education, agricultural innovations and safe water.
Mar 31, 2020, 12:13 PM
Uganda is now in full Coronavirus lockdown, initially for the next two weeks. For Child Of Hope this means we have temporarily halted all our services including nutrition and health care.