Meet the Children
Amina

Amina 15 year old lovely girl was found in the streets by the police who took her to the probation office in Jinja who thetn referred her to Home of Hope. Not much is known about the child. Amina suffers from epilepsy and is on medication and our plan is to take Amino for vocational skills training.
Mpanga

Mpanga is a happy 6 year old boy who is diagnosed with Hydrocephalus. Mpanga's father died when Mpanga was one week old and he stayed with the mother who got weaken by HIV and was in the hospital for a long time. Mpanga was left in the house alone only for well wishers to give him food. So the community got concerned and contacted the probation office for help who later referred them to Home of Hope. Mpanga is on therapy program and is being monitored for the hydrocephalus. With availability of funds, Mpanga can attend as his cognition is fine.
Peter

This 4 year old boy suffers from cerebral palsy and is HIV positive. Peter was brought to the Home of Hope by his old grandmother for therapy, but on assessment and follow up, Home of Hope realized that Peter was in danger as his grandmother could not meet his medical needs and Peter was requiring close monitoring and supervision. Peter was unable to walk, stand, crawl and sit independently, but is now walking with help of therapy. We are now preparing Peter to go to school.
Peter

Not much is known about Peter. As Peter was picking from the garbage by sanyu babies home and they could not establish Peter's biological data. Being a child with cerebral palsy sanyu could not give the medical care the child needed. Peter is undergoing therapy and is able to feed himself and is learning to stand.
Yowana

Yowana is a quiet 7 year old boy that suffers from celebral palsy and is from the village of Bususwa Kiranga (Butagaya).

Yowana's mother disappeared after having two children with disabilities. The father became an alcoholic and irresponsible. This made Yowana to become severely malnourished only for soft power to intervene by referring Yowana to Home of Hope for nutritional support, care and therapy. Yowana is now on nutritional and therapy program and is now looking far better than he did before.
Henry

Henry was born in a village called Kaliro. Henry was born a normal child until he became diabled at the age of 6 months after a severe malaria infection. However, his father discovering that his child has developed a disability, so he disappeeared and occasionally reappeared threatening to kill both the mother and Henry. The case was reported to police, but his father could not be arrested. His mother fearing for their lives was referred to Home of Hope by the LC1 of their village and the home accepted the child. Currently the child is learning to sit, feed himself and stand.
Godfrey

Godfrey is a brother to Yowana- one of our children. His mother disappeared after having two children with disabilities. The father became an alcoholic and irresponsible. This made Godfrey to become severely malnourished only for soft power to intervene by referring Godfrey to Home of Hope for nutritional support, care and therapy. Godfrey is now on nutritional and therapy program and is now looking much better and has put on weight. With child funds Godfrey is able to go to school.