Due to the increased vulnerability of children in the country, Hungry Child Uganda Charity Organization (HCU) was established to empower orphans, street children and persons with disabilities. Through ensuring their acquisition of education by providing school fees, scholastic materials, sanitary pads,clothes and other basic needs:
Hungry Child Uganda Charity Organization has a long time presence in Eastern Uganda. It is a dedicated non-governmental, community-based and multicultural organization. We are organized based on principles and the belief that child education in most areas is essential for empowerment and community development.
We base our activities on a philosophy of sharing and building resilience for community development. Over the years, we realized that our sensibilities resonated with a growing vulnerable children to be educated.
Located in Mbale from where most of the programs and projects are prepared and monitored. It’s from there that we also set our “core” and Dream Maker programs.
Core programs and projects include
- Financial support to orphans and other vulnerable children
- Girl child education
- Careers guidance
- Intervention in juvenile delinquency cases
- Talent promotion
- Disability management
- HIV prevention and control