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:

46

Churches supported

355

Pastors supported

58

Received job training

771

School scholarships 

642

Drinking clean water 

Learn more about Uganda

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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Fathers share Hope in Bugubo, Uganda

Baligeya is a 62-year-old farmer and a father of eleven living in Bugubo village near Bugiri, Uganda. He is one of the many older males that make up the fathers’ club at his church.
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Uganda, the Pearl of Africa

Uganda is gifted with warm and hospitable people. It’s the uniqueness of Uganda’s people that makes the African nation very special.
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Harvesting Hope

Can you imagine what life would be like if you had 16 children? How would you feed them all or afford to send each of them to school?
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