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.

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, Bright Hope and our Allies are currently doing this amazing work:

369

Churches supported

281

Pastors supported

618

Received medical care

319

Received animals

656

Received agriculture training

100,484

Lives impacted

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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.

Stories of Hope and Transformation

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Pigs Produce Sustainable Hope for Families in Need

Uganda – Safina, a grandma from Uganda, lamented: “As a grandmother taking care of three orphaned grandchildren, life has not been easy for me and my husband.” When Safina lost…
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The Building Blocks of Life

Uganda – The rain poured down the slanted, tin roof, swirling into a stream headed toward the road. As the rain started to dwindle, Yoko found himself waiting in the…
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Giving His Children the Life He Never Had

Francis lives in Uganda. He grew up in a large family with twelve siblings. Despite how hard his father toiled to provide for them, there was never enough. Their community…
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