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Hope Alive!’s vision is to impact deeply the lives of the children—spiritually, physically, emotionally, educationally, and socially.

Our Students’ Stories

Jimmy Okullu
Lives in: Kampala
Jimmy joined Hope Alive! when he was 14 and in the 4th grade. He had missed a lot of school because his mother, who is HIV+, couldn’t find work and so couldn't pay school fees.
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John Raymond Opiyo
Lives in: Gulu
Raymond grew up in the town of Gulu, in northern Uganda. The 20 year civil war greatly affected his family; in 1997, his father was captured and killed by the rebels.
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Josephine Mukamusoni
Lives in: Masaka
Josephine is16 and in her fourth year of Secondary School. Josephine's parents were killed in armed fighting in Rwanda when she was young.
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Nancy Apiyo
Lives in: Gulu
We met Apiyo back in 2006 when she was living in an IDP (internally displaced persons) camp because of the civil war in northern Uganda.
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Peter Kawuma
Lives in: Masaka
Peter is 22 and in his 3rd year of secondary school. His mother died of AIDS in 1999. Afterwards, Peter went to live with his grandmother.
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Robert Bongomin
Lives in: Kampala
Bongomin has suffered much loss in his life. Currently he is studying a certificate in journalism
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Shamila Nakanjako
Lives in: Masaka
Shamila is 16 and in her first year of secondary school. She is one of ten children. Her father died of illness when Shamila was five.
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