There has been significant progress in recent years, but children still suffer because of HIV/AIDS. Today’s report from UNICEF says adolescents, especially girls, are at the highest risk. Globally, an estimated 1,100 young women (aged 15–24 years) are infected with HIV every day. According to UNICEF, adolescent girls are disproportionately vulnerable […]
Now in a new season, Bridges for Children embraces a time of transition into a new model of care.
What do our students in Uganda do when they aren’t in school? Between school terms, children help at home with family chores, farming or business.
These have chosen to seize the moment to pursue their dream amidst the storm called the “TEST”. With smiles so broad, they have accepted to face the challenge, pursue their dreams regardless of the hurdles with the aim of having a bright future.
Mangeni is thrilled to be in school today. Because she’s in school, she has a chance to bring herself out of poverty. As she sits in class, she tries hard to focus. There was no dinner at home last night.
A task of liberating children from the sea of ignorance demands strong minds, great hearts, and faith…a progress report on how Awana program has impacted the lives of your supported children and the community where we minister.
The third and final term of the school year started today in Uganda. Here, the school year begins in February and ends the first week of December. This last term ends with high-stakes tests for students in 7th grade – the Primary Leaving Exam.
Students in Uganda have been writing about issues in their community. Gift, a primary 7 student, wrote this poem about AIDS.
Students in Uganda are in the second term of school, halfway through the school year. The children are learning different things according to grade level.
Sweets, mobile phones, no rules . . . dropping out of school may seem tempting, but it’s dangerous. Here’s what one student wrote about the dangers of dropping out.