Your sponsorship provides a widow with:
- Medical care for both her and the children
- To start income generating activities
- Access to mosquito nets to both mothers and their children
- Clothes, blankets
- House rent
- Good shelter
NAME: Margret Ssemakula
Margret is a widow who lost her husband in a car accident in 2008, leaving her with five children she is not able to support alone. Margret depends on gardening and this helps her to get food for the family. She has no income generating activity since she has no capital to start it and this is because the little she gets goes all to the family and still it is not enough for all the five children. All these children are not studying but they would really love to study and they are in need of anyone who can sponsor the family and the schooling too.
NAME: Lovisa Namakula
OCCUPATION: fruit seller
Lovisa is a widow whose husband died of HIV/AIDS in 2006 leaving her with five children. Now she depends on farming and selling of jack fruits and cooked maize for survival. She has no other income-generating activities. Lovisa is not able to provide all the basic and scholastic materials to the children such as medical care, enough food and school materials and she would really love her children to get enough help and change their lives. That is why she is appealing for anyone who can sponsor her and the children too.
Name: Efransi Kutyabani
Age : 55
Efransi is a widow who takes care of her grandchildren who lost both parents due to AIDS some few years back. Before her death the daughter had divorced her husband and after the death of the parent, the husband’s family refused to take care of the children because they cannot provide all the necessities the children need.
This old lady suffers a lot because she has to collect firewood to sell in order to earn a living. This makes it very hard for her to provide the things such as medication, education and other basic needs for these children. Because of this they end up staying at home without education or basic necessities.
NAME: Jane Kato
Jane is a widow who lost her husband 7 years ago due to HIV/AIDS. She is now living with HIV/AIDS, therefore the situation of her health is in critical condition. And on top of that she is taking care of 4 biological children. Due to the health status of her life, she is not able to provide all these children with basic and scholastic materials; she depends on the help of friends and small farming. This family needs help and anyone who can help in any way is welcomed, whether in prayers or financially.
Name: Sofia Kafuko
Sofia is a Christian who lives in Wandango village. Her husband died of HIV/AIDS in 2009. Her general standard of living is not good. She has 3 children, two of them are schooling and one is not at school due to financial problems. Sofia is suffering for money for rent and school fees for her children and the family’s other basic needs and would be very thankful for your help.
NAME: Joy Tulibagenyi
Joy is a widow lady who earns her living through gardening. Although she is old she has to force herself to do gardening because she has no other income source, since no one helps her and she is also taking care of the four children of her sister who died of HIV/AIDS. She struggles greatly to care for these children. None of these children are schooling because this old mum is not able to help them and she wishes to get anyone who can help her and these children.
NAME: Everlyn Nakisigye
Everlyn is a widow who is caring for two grandchildren who lost their father. She lost her husband due to Cancer in 2007 and in order to support the family, she works in sugar cane plantations where she is paid just $17 monthly, which is not enough for all the family needs including scholastics for the children. Any help for this family will really be appreciated.
Name: Rose Chandiru
Rose Chandiru stays in Wandango village in Mayuge district and she is a devoted Christian. She loves Jesus very much as her personal savior.
Rose has six children and she is struggling to care for them all. This is because her husband died of Lung cancer in 2008. Three of her children are schooling and the rest are not at school because she cannot afford to send all of them as well as providing the family basic needs and her income, which she gets through the selling of local alcohol, is too small.
Name: Birungi Robina
Birungi Robina was married but her husband died of Tuberculosis and she was left with no help, she is living alone in a small house which is in bad condition.
NAME: Betty Nali
Betty lost her husband due to HIV/AIDS four years back and she has four children to care for. Betty is a strong Christian in the church and she works there as an Usher. She works in her garden in order to provide the family with food. The church helps her with a little support but is not able to provide enough for her and the family, so any help or sponsorship to her will enable her to pay for house rent, buy food and provide the children with scholastic materials.