Category: Children

Children are the key to building strong and healthy communities but many are affected by HIV, AIDS, TB and other health problems.

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‘Child abuse rife in Zambian communities’ finds report

Children compromised by poverty and ill health face significant hurdles in securing even the most basic standards of survival and development, reports ...

The Japanese philanthropist supporting 90,000 orphans to get an education

KC Kityo James on Japanese philanthropist Yashomi Tamai's Ashinaga Foundation, which helps orphans across the world. ...

ARK supports neo-natal health care in Zimbabwe

New born babies in Zimbabwe are to get better access to essential after-birth care and basic life support due to a $431 210 funded project from Absolu ...

Vulnerable Ugandan children to benefit from Ush 625million vegetable growing scheme

Seeds and other gardening equipment are to be supplied to households in Kabarole district to help families looking after orphans and vulnerable childr ...

The volunteer teachers helping vulnerable children

Children in Magongo, Mombasa who have been robbed of their parents due to HIV have undergone stressful moments in gaining education and food to eat bu ...

Malnutrition tightens its grip on Karamoja, Uganda

Cyclical drought and other factors has resulted in more than 297,494 children in Karamoja, Uganda being hit by severe malnutrition report KC Odong. ...

Early marriages hindering girl child education in Kabarole, Uganda

Many young girls are suffering due to early marriage. The imposition of a marriage partner upon a child means a girl’s childhood is cut short and thei ...

Makena’s story: child sexual abuse

KC Sidi Sarro meets Makena, a 16-year-old mother of two who was sexually abused by her father for 11 years. ...

Infant mortality rates fall in Uganda

The number of Ugandan children who die before their first birthday dropped to 54 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2011 from 76 deaths per 1,000 live bi ...

The Ugandan orphans living with HIV whose lives have been transformed

KC James Kityo meets the Ugandan children living positively with HIV due to the determination of a pastor and his wife. ...
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