Child of Hope

Registered Charity Number: 1136068
Broadstone, Dorset

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Child of Hope Charity News

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Big plans to benefit vulnerable children and slum families

Date posted: 13 Jan 2017

New plans for 2017 will add even greater impact to our work with slum children and their families. As we roll these out, we will work to safely place more of our most vulnerable children into foster homes; our children’s home will be re-shaped; and a new family support unit will expand our work with families.… Read More»

Child development unit… one year on

Date posted: 10 Jan 2017

In December 2015, Child of Hope was awarded funding to kick-start its its pilot Child Development Unit (CDU) project. The project was to consolidate its current holistic services - Social Welfare, Income Generating Activity (IGA) and Health departments - to ensure maximum benefit of the education services provided. One year on, we’re delighted with the results that the collaboration has produced.… Read More»

Party time for our slum children

Date posted: 20 Dec 2016

The annual Christmas party took place at the school on Friday and as usual turned out to be an enormous occasion, full of dancing, song and presentations from the children and their parents. There was a big meal and all the kids received gifts and clothing… and had lots of fun!… Read More»

Panya pancake fun

Date posted: 14 Dec 2016

We always like to make learning interesting for our children – and when there’s food involved, they get very excited! … Read More»

Beautiful crafts from the vocational class

Date posted: 09 Dec 2016

Earlier this year we started a new vocational programme for those of our children that have significant learning difficulties. Well, they're getting really good at their practical projects!… Read More»

New homes for needy slum families

Date posted: 02 Dec 2016

One of the challenges faced by families of our school children is the ever-increasing cost of rent in Namatala – and it’s forcing some of our children to drop out of school and move away. But thanks to a generous grant, this new project will provide affordable homes for the families involved.… Read More»

Owen Smith MP drops in

Date posted: 29 Nov 2016

This week our Ugandan school was privileged to host Owen Smith MP. He had a tour of the slum, visited a few homes of Child of Hope children and saw a couple of businesses started under our IGA scheme. Finally, they had a tour of the school and our kids performed some dances for them.… Read More»

Chan’s mum (we helped save her leg)

Date posted: 25 Nov 2016

One of our young pupils and his single mum Joyce, who would of had her leg amputated but we stepped in and paid for an operation to save it...… Read More»

The impact of helping mums start a business

Date posted: 04 Nov 2016

New statistics reveal how our children are gradually moving away from abject poverty, thanks to the businesses of their parents.… Read More»

Vaughan Gething visit

Date posted: 01 Nov 2016

Great to host a VIP visit from the Welsh Assembly this week and to meet Vaughan Gething, cabinet secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport.… Read More»

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