Hope Children’s Centre formally Christ Our Hope Orphanage Centre is a local NGO, non-sectarian, non-discriminatic, non-religious biased and above all is a local Community Initiated educational Institution that offers formal and vocational education to mainly the less privileged Children with most emphasis on Orphans.
Orphans are in a global crisis millions not thousand children every year are orphaned by the death of either or both parents.
AIDS/HIV is quickly becoming the Original cause of parental death in addition to natural disasters, wars, economic and social processes.
Over 18.5 million children are projected to be orphaned due to AIDS scourge by this year 2010 in the Sub Saharan Africa. Now the Questioning moment is HOPE CHILDREN’S CENTRE, which was formally Christ Our Hope Orphanage Centre.
To empower and educate the Children in formal and skills acquisition through vocational /technical education capacity building hence becoming Job creators other than Job seekers
To have a sustainable development through formal and vocational education
Hope Children’s Centre (Christ Our Hope Orphanage Centre) was established in 1994 by the Community on realization the burden of the growing number of the helpless orphans left after the death of their parents from the deadly disease of AIDS/HIV yet with no assured education for their future to live a better life.
Effect of AIDS/HIV on Children where HOCCE HOCCE/COHOC is Situated
Among the Communities where Hope Children’s Centre is situated in Wakiso Sub-county, nearly 49% of the children have lost atleast a parent and many of these children do stay with relatives or guardians hence stretching a family size and increasing family pressure which result in not affording school fees dues to these children which factor if not addressed to will lead these children to leave the villages for towns and city for pretty cash jobs and many end up as street children and pickpocketers especially for boys and early marriages and unwanted preginancies for girls
AIDS/HIV is a deadly Killer disease!!!
Children are often it’s silent victims. Together with you, we can help them to be self-reliant, hence job creator after the formal and vocational education from Hope Children’s Centre