Child of Hope

Registered Charity Number: 1136068
Broadstone, Dorset

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Child of Hope Charity News

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How do we choose the children to join our school?

Date posted: 27 Sep 2016

We're often asked: “How do you choose which children to take into Child of Hope?” It’s a serious question and the answer is evolving and improving year-on-year. A lot of parents in the slum want their child to get a free place at the nursery school, thereby accessing all the other Child of Hope programmes (healthcare, food, primary education, income-generating opportunities for families, clothing and welfare). … Read More»

Business for bed

Date posted: 12 Sep 2016

Mum-of-six Margret was so poor that she didn’t have a mattress to sleep on – which became one of her goals when we helped her start her own business selling vegetables.… Read More»

Christian Legacy Week… coming soon

Date posted: 08 Sep 2016

Next month sees Christian Legacy Week (October 17–23) – which offers you the chance to think about the long-term difference you could make by leaving a charity gift in your will, and helps you in making that decision.… Read More»

She beat the burns

Date posted: 05 Sep 2016

Meet Alice. At nine years old she was fighting for her life after an horrific accident with a paraffin lamp that gave her third degree burns over her abdomen, chest, upper arms and neck. … Read More»

Farming for the future

Date posted: 31 Aug 2016

A project will train our slum pupils in growing certain vegetables, such as potatoes, peas, beans, cabbage, egg plants and tomatoes. … Read More»

Going strong and vocational

Date posted: 25 Aug 2016

We’re very pleased with the way our new vocational programme is going – it’s helping our less-academic kids gain some very useful skills that let them their sights on future jobs.… Read More»

Roll up, roll up

Date posted: 22 Aug 2016

A trade show turned up at the football stadium in Mbale, complete with a display by Uganda Wildlife Education Centre (the zoo in Entebbe), showing various animals (ostrich, lion, leopard, monkey, etc) – and we took our our older slum schoolchildren (P4, 5, and 6) along to see it.… Read More»

Leave a gift in your wil

Date posted: 16 Aug 2016

Child of Hope have become a charity partner of Christian Legacy, a body which helps people understand the value and purpose of leaving a gift to a charity in your will. It produces a free legacy guide, which can be requested online.… Read More»

New video: all our 460 children

Date posted: 11 Aug 2016

Just for fun... here’s a very short video showing all 460 pupils and staff at our school in the Namatala Slum – standing on the verandas at the school and cheering their heads off for half a minute.… Read More»

Keeping the children safe

Date posted: 08 Aug 2016

With new threats against educational institutions in our area of Uganda, we've built a secure entrance and fencing all around the school. A sad sign of the times.… Read More»

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Build a slum secondary school

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