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MORE INFORMATION ABOUT POOR AFRICAN CHILDREN.

BUWENGE SHARED HOPE MINISTRY CARING - WHY ARE CHILDREN ON THE STREET

Here in Africa mostly Uganda many people produce children and dump them alongside the roads, around pits/holes, latrines, market places and around banks of the river this is why you find children suffering and begging around streets, for this reason the Government fails to bring them together because they are many

-        Horrors of previous wars and insurgence in conflict areas.

-        Separated families and child abandonment

-        Loss of parents guardians, close relative. Poverty and deprivation of basic survival needs

-        Increased pressure on parents and children to earn a living

-        Lack of positive parenting and a caring community

-        Discrimination, insecurity, physical, mental, sexual abuse and child labor at the hand of their family community and society.

-        An inadequate system for child protection, welfare and family guidance.

-        These children share the leftovers with dogs, cats, flies and the long beaked karoli

-        They have no home to turn to mother or father to care. There is no where they can lay their heads when night falls.

-        When it rains they are soaked like a boat

-        Police always beat them along the street ruthlessly.

-        Their wounds attract no sympathy

-        They are rejected and lonely

-        They are insure ob streets around the town.

ANSWER                                

We can’t ignore the plight of the street children any more. Its time to accept our responsibility as a caring community and work to make a positive change in the lives of street children. Each one of us has a role to play.

CHALLENGES ON THE STREET

-        Lack of food

-        Lack of shelter

-        Lack of clothing

-        Lack of education

-        Living in fear

-        Lack of friends and relatives

-        Lack of medical care

-        No love and care

-        Exploitation

-        Conflict with law enforcers

-        Sexual abuse and defilement

-        Begging around streets

-        Abuse from community.

Today the very fast pace of HIV/AIDS scourge has ushered in trauma, stigma leaving many people, especially the elderly breaking down with stress and pressure of the increasing burden of proving for their children, relative and other dependents orphaned by HIV/AIDS. As Buwenge Shared Hope Ministry we have taken a responsibility to care and look after an orphan.

INTRODUCTION

 During the course of a needs assessment on the care and support for children infected by HIV/AIDS conducted by BSHM community health division during 2009 March, its was revealed that most children presented with opportunistic infections and had not received appropriate medical care.

 Some showed growth malnutrition and caregivers lacked adequate knowledge and skills to care for these sick and infected children. It was noted that the sick children does not get enough medical care in the health units because of lack of counseling skills on the part of the health workers.

 Among the twelve (12) health units in the rural areas of JINJA district especially in mountains and lake regions, only three (3) regions had only one (1) staff skilled in caring after infected children. It was found that most parents and caregivers preferred looking after children at home to their long stay with the sickness and also care takers having to look after other family members and feeding for their families.

 Many complained of abject poverty at staying long at hospitals away from home becomes more expensive. Buwenge Shared Hope Ministry home based care program has been looked at as an ideal solution to address the about concerns.

 

PROBLEM STATEMENT

 HIV/AIDS disease has been associated with shame and negative stigma resulting into many infected children and Adults as whole.

 Those who suffer from the disease are frequently with out social support, financial means, abilities including health insurance; those caregivers and family members have little and no ideal on how to care for HIV/AIDS children victims provides need to pay more attention.

 Our government health centers in our district are not stocked with medical supplies, manpower and drugs to match, the increasing number of HIV/AIDS patients. In such situation patients can not afford to buy the needed medicines and this leads to quick death.

 The number of children infected with HIV/AIDS is highly increasing. Information searched by HFVCM community health service shows that an average of 32 children dies every year of HIV/AIDS in 21 sub-counties of jinja district.

 This needs empowering rural communities with knowledge and skills about HIV/AIDS care and offering of home visits. Home based care program is a good ideal to improve on the quality of life.

 This high increase of HIV/AIDS infection in our district came about by the great war that hit our area (ADF) in 1996 because of running up and down and luck of help during war times, girls and women were forced to get married to armed personnel’s sexual abuse increased, rape and other sexual harassment so this caused a high virus transmission.

 Our district jinja being and having lots of trading activities practiced , trailer drivers and traders from various places of the continent led to high increase of sexual activities, so this led many people into the HIV/AIDS infection.

 Polygamy also in our district and yet having little income generating activities has also been quickest way of making AIDS disease rampant in our area.

 Large families are valued and yet the risk of having many children together presents areas physical danger not only to women themselves but also to their families.

 Most of the rural households are poor that they can not get good or regular meals as required and because of this poorness people can not afford the buy standard drugs or get appropriate medical treatment and this fails them at least get or enjoy a high quality life.

 The communities in JINJA district have a pressing problem of high increase in the number of children infected by HIV/AIDS who in most cases have not received health attention. A group of the children have been orphans and looked for by their poor relatives and others are being cared for by their sick parents.

 OUR VISION OVER ORPHANS AND HIV/AIDS INFECTED CHILDREN

 To improve quality of life in orphans and children infected by HIV/AIDS.

 OUR MISSION OVER ORPHANS AND HIV/AIDS INFECTED CHILDREN

 To provide proper care and support our orphans children infected by HIV/AIDS and empower them for self reliance.

 OUR AIM OVER ORPHANS AND HIV/AIDS INFECTED CHILDREN

 To improve on the quality of life of orphans and children living with HIV/AIDS in the communities through addressing and provision of services that on supporting and caring for the homeless and HIV/AIDS infected children, ensuring improving child welfare, health services, providing education, fighting hunger, technical, agricultural advisory services, training in tailoring, carpentry, computer studies and mechanics to orphans and other vulnerable people.

 ACTIVITIES FOR VOLUNTEERS AT BUWENGE SHARED HOPE MINISTRY LTD

  1.  Sensitize the community about this killer disease and how to care and support children infected by HIV/AIDS.
  2.  Encouraging post testing clubs and mobile clinics to extend health services near the people.
  3. Train people counseling and care skills.
  4. Support orphans and children living with HIV/AIDS with food nutrients.
  5. Taking out home visitations and check on children living with HIV/AIDS plus guiding the care takers on how to take care over these infected children (word of encouragement). 
  6. Mobilization of people living with HIV/AIDS in the community and sensitize them on how to take care of themselves and human rights enhancement.
  7. Supporting and promoting income generating activities through skills training people and children living with HIV/AIDS and the whole community for self reliance.
  8. Meetings every after 36 days and analyze challenges, know the stages of the project, feed backs and updates.

 OBJECTIVES

  1.  To promote quality life for orphans and children living with HIV/AIDS
  2. To sensitize the community about care, prevention on the side of those still free and support for infected children.
  3. To promote quality life for orphans and children living with HIV/AIDS by providing them education.
  4. To promote their life living in the word of God.
  5. To rescue and cut off all their grieves and sorrows (orphans and children living with HIV/AIDS) by planting in them hope, care and support.

  CHALLENGES FACED BY ORPHANS AND PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS:

  1.  They lack proper medical care
  2.  They lack proper accommodation
  3.  They lack proper feeding
  4.  They are always lonely
  5.  They live in fear
  6.  They lack education
  7.  They lack proper care
  8.  They always think about death 
  9.  Lack of clothing /shoes
  10.  Lack of parental care
  11.  Lack of medicine and this brings about a high rate of death in needy people.
  12.  Disease attacks due to poor feedings
  13.  They are always beggars
  14. They live a miserable life
  15.  Lack of land 
  16.  Lack of job opportunities because they are un educated
  17.  They have no joy in life
  18.  They always live in poor hygiene
  19.  Some take much alcohol so that it should give them a peaceful mind

 WHAT BRINGS ABOUT ORPHANS AND HIV/AIDS INFECTIONS

-        Severe wars

-        Hopelessness

-        Diseases

-        Lack of education

-        Domestic Violence

-        Ungodliness

-        Lack of Unity

-        Selfishness

-        Lack of Job opportunities

-        Fornication

-        Theft

-        Poorness

-        Lack of Parental care

-        Drunkard ness

-        Greed

-        Love for money

-        Unsatisfactory

-        Unfaithfulness

-        Jealousy

-        Hypocrisy

-        Unadvisable

-        Rape

-        Un-peaceful mind 

 We BUWENGE SHARED HOPE MINISTRY helping people through spreading the Good News of our Lord Jesus Christ to the entire world.

 So dear ministers of God as you have read the above detailed information by letting you know about the bad situation we are living in here, we kindly request for your support over this program of ORPHANS AND HIV/AIDS PROGRAM in order to enhance or improve the quality of life for these suffering and hopeless or helpless people.

AM NTUYOLIVINGSTON BAMU THE DIRECTOR AT BUWENGE SHARED HOPE MINISTRY CARING FOR ORPHANS ,CHILDREN IN NEED ,YOUTHS AND WOMEN.

 Contact us:

 Email: livingntuyo@gmail.com

  Tel: +256 779923018

      +256 752310313

BUWENGE SHARED HOPE MINISTRY CARING Foundation LTD

 So dear ministers of God and VOLUNTEERS as you have read the above detailed information by letting you know about the bad situation we are living in here, we kindly request for your support over this program

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT POOR AFRICAN CHILDREN.

BUWENGE SHARED HOPE MINISTRY CARING - WHY ARE CHILDREN ON THE STREET

Here in Africa mostly Uganda many people produce children and dump them alongside the roads, around pits/holes, latrines…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    June 2, 2021
    11:10 PM GMT+3
    8:10 PM UTC
  • End Date
    August 19, 2021
    11:59 PM GMT+3
    8:59 PM UTC
  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few days
  • Recurrence
    One time only
  • Wheelchair Accessible

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Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
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Kamuli Rd, Jinja, Uganda

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