Uganda

Uganda has a history of conflict and violence with thousands killed under the rule of Idi Amin and attacks by the rebel group known as the Lord’s Resistance Army. While Uganda has made an effort to reduce the prevalence of HIV/AIDS, it continues to be a serious issue and many children have been orphaned due to this disease. These issues have hindered progress and development in Uganda, and many people in Uganda continue to experience extreme poverty.

25.2%

of the population does not have access to clean water.

2.7 million

of the children in Uganda are orphans; about 1,000,000 of those children are orphaned due to HIV/AIDS.

38%

of the population lives below the international poverty line of $1.25 a day.

The power of the local church.

Bright Hope partners with the local, in-country church to bring Hope to communities in Uganda. By empowering the extreme poor through programs for orphan care, school feeding, microenterprise, church resourcing and leadership development, Bright Hope is moving these communities towards self-sustainability.

In Uganda, the local, in-country church is providing:

Your generous gift of any amount will assist the local, in-country church as they bring Hope to the extreme poor in Uganda.

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Stories of Hope and Transformation

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Stronger Together: Roger Discovers His Worth

Stronger Together: Roger Discovers His Worth

Monday, June 05, 2017

Lugazi, Uganda – Unstable jobs. Food insecurity. High levels of illiteracy. With so many odds against you, it can be easy to feel hopeless and simply want to give up. These are the thoughts and struggles that continue to trap many people like Roger in extreme poverty in Uganda.
 


Ugandan Church Fights for Girls' Education

Ugandan Church Fights for Girls' Education

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Jinja, Uganda – When girls are educated, they are able to pull themselves out of poverty and communities are transformed. Yet, millions of girls around the world are still forced to drop out of school, simply because of their gender.
 


Ally Spotlight: Major League Baseball Wives

Ally Spotlight: Major League Baseball Wives

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Hoffman Estates, Ill. – This past July, four wives of Major League Baseball players stepped out of their comfort zones and traveled with Bright Hope to Kenya and Uganda. They spent a week visiting partner churches, building relationships within the community and learning first-hand about interventions that make lasting change. We recently had the opportunity to sit down with each of them and hear about their experiences. 
 


 

Hope in Uganda in 2016

15 Churches

75 Pastors Supported

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