The Situation

Bushfire Childrens Home was established by Ugandan couple Sam and Eva Kitalya in 2002 to restore family dynamics for at-risk children in the Namutumba Region of Eastern Uganda by providing housing, health care and education for children in need.

The Objectives

  1. Provide family-style care facility accommodates 80 children with oversight by House Mothers who provide care and guidance.
  2. Primary, Secondary and Vocational Schools provide education for Boarders and Day students many students having graduated to undertake further study at Technical College or University or gain employment.
  3. Establishment of a Business Centre which has machinery to mill maize and rice produced at the Bushfire farm and local gardens
  4. Provision of solar power, batteries and inverters to enable lighting of classrooms to enable students to study at night
  5. Drilling new wells and installing pumps, pipework and storage tanks to provide a more reliable supply of quality water.

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