WHY CHILDREN

Uganda is among the leading three countries worldwide with the youngest population with 47.41% with a median age of 15.7 years.

Challengingly, a third world country like Uganda has made some progress for its children but the number is overwhelming.

with many dying from preventable causes contributing for one child in 22 dies before their 5th birthday, 7 times the U.S. rate.

 

 child marriage with 1 in 8 gives birth and 20% of girls (ages 15-19) are married.

 limited access to education with 23% of children are out of school and 29% of girls (ages 15+) struggle to read and write.

 child marriage with 1 in 8 gives birth and 20% of girls (ages 15-19) are married.

  29% of children suffer from stunting due to malnutrition.

Some other challenges are child poverty, sexual exploitation, child violence, childlabour, drug abuse and among others

Children in Uganda dearly need your support.

  29% of children suffer from stunting due to malnutrition.