Child & Youth Development Projects in Uganda

Sonrise Baby Home

Started in response to the ever-increasing numbers of HIV/AIDS orphans living in Uganda, The Sonrise Baby Home provides a safe, loving, and healthy home for children without caregivers. Sonrise’s mission is to rescue and save babies in Jinja who are in need – and seeks to provide a loving and safe environment where children can grow physically, mentally and emotionally.

Volunteer opportunities: caring for and playing with children, helping with the preparation and distribution of meals, assisting with necessary construction and refurbishment projects.

Sonrise Baby Home

Home of Hope

Home of Hope was started in response to the increasing need of care for children born with severe physical and mental disabilities. The Home provides health care, food and specialized care for 19 severely disabled children. The orphanage is located 15 minutes (driving) from Jinja.

Volunteer opportunities: caring for and playing with children, helping with the preparation and distribution of meals, assisting with necessary construction, painting, and refurbishment projects.


Home of Hope

The African Street Children Organization (ASCO)

This project aims to provide support to street kids in poverty stricken areas of the Uganda by first and foremost providing a safe home for vulnerable children and youth. ASCO also works to create avenues for children to receive an education and provide medical aid to those in need. ASCO is a safe-haven, where children and youth are given an opportunity to grow and develop the life-skills needed for a more hopeful future.

Volunteer opportunities: organizing recreational activities, supporting children with their school work, with helping with the preparation and distribution of meals, assisting with necessary construction and refurbishment projects.

African Street Children Organization

Spring of Hope

Spring of Hope is a community rehabilitation organization that supports children with disabilities. The goal of the project is to increase the capacity of rural communities to support and care for their disabled youth so they are able to reach their full potential. Spring of Hope provides and facilitates assessments and access to treatment.

Volunteer opportunities: caring for and playing with children, helping with the preparation and distribution of medications, supporting the monthly health clinic, supporting the physical, occupational, and speech therapy needs of the children.

Spring of Hope

CRA Charitable Registration Number: 85914 1970 RR0001