Reaching Out to the Most Vulnerable Communities

Reaching Out to the Most Vulnerable Communities

Blog, Charity, Foundation
When the Ssamba Foundation opened its doors to the community of Kyampisi sub-county, Mukono District, we talked to the community members about what they thought were the issues that affected their lives and the problems they faced. Our development philosophy is that the communities need to tackle the problems themselves; we want to give a hand up, not a hand out. Hand ups create self respect; self belief and the results are infectious. The community identified their hardships as being caused by poor education; lack of farming knowledge; lack of money and access to it; and poor health to which we have added environmental management. These 5 hurdles provide the foundation stones of all our activities and we have projects aimed at targeting aspects of each. We believe that if poverty…
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Children Support Volunteer Project

Children Support Volunteer Project

Our Supported Projects, Volunteering Projects
The children who spend time and have their schooling at this children’s centre are in need of love, care and affection which local staff is often too busy to offer them on an individual basis. Your volunteer work at this children support project will provide these orphaned and vulnerable children with the attention and mental stimulation that they need to develop healthy social skills and self-confidence. Participating at our children support volunteer project can make a large impact on both you and the orphans themselves. We recommend coming for four weeks or more if you are to make a great impact on the lives of these children. The voracious need these orphans have to seek and learn about any subject matter – sports, music, or farming – is both awe-inspiring…
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