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Hope Drop In Centre
Hope Child Care Centre (HCCC)
is a 2 ½ acre property on the outskirts of Kampala,
the the capital of Uganda, that has recently been leased by
United Caribbean Trust's African arm “African
Bureau of Child Discipleship” (ABCD).
The HCCC is home to the currently
redundant Jack & Ethel Educational Centre orphanage in
Uganda. It is ideally located to establish the girls
Hope Drop In Centre for the street children (girls) of Kampala.
Reports from African
Network for the Prevention and Protection against Child Abuse
and Neglect (ANPPCAN) indicate that the number of street children
in Uganda has increased from 4000 in 1993 to over 10,000 in
2013, signifying an increase of 70 percent.
Information from Kampala City Council Authority
(KCCA) indicates that over 16 new children join the Kampala
streets every day.
The majority are
said to be orphans under the care of step mothers, or are
school drop outs from very poor families, some were abandoned
by their families, or subjected to abuse and also indentified
to be from very large families.
According to ANPPCAN, an organization
that caters for children’s rights, there are individuals
and groups that are trafficking children for economic benefits.
In exchange they remit a monthly fee of shs 20,000 to the
Despite the reasons that force
these kids to town, they are subjected to harsh environment
such as being vulnerable to physical attacks which negatively
impact their lives.
Some (girls) are defiled and raped at the
same time; they lack enough food, sleep in dirty places and
lack health services.
Information sourced from www.chimpreports.com.
The Hope Drop In Center will be a place where these
girls can come and shower, rest, talk to qualified councilors, become
involved in activities and access social services within the Hope
Child Care Centre.
We aim to establish a six-month to one-year multi-disciplinary,
rehabilitation program working to meet the basic needs or the child
nutritionally through our Sustainable Agricluture Project.
Providing basic day time accommodation initially,
education to enable the children to catch up achademically,
medical care and screening, Christian counseling as wel as
emotional and spiritual nourishment for the child.
Seen here the possible 'Drop in Centre'
ABCD seeks to also
establish a Residential Rehabilitation Refuge (RRR) will provide
transitional housing for some of these girls, enabling them
eventually to either be reconciled with their family or be
fostered or adoption and absorbed into the community.
During her stay at RRR we are believing God
that she will regain her self-esteem and be groomed and nurtured
to become a responsible intelligent individuals who can take
care of herself.
RRR will provide her with basic needs -nutritional
food, basic shelter and bedding, personal clothing as well
as basic education and life skills to help her adapt to society
including moral and psycho-social support among others.
Whilst at the RRR the children will embark
on Empowerment programs, Spiritual enrichment, Christian counseling
and Vocational Training among others.
The objectives of The
Hope Drop In Center are to:
• Provide a safe place for children in need of special
protection to attend to their basic needs – bathing,
washing, eating, resting and playing;
objectives of The Hope Drop In Center are to:
• Build the skills needed to enhance their ability to
break free from the cycle of poverty including various Vocational