How It Started
Nakaseke Children’s Home was founded in 2002 by James Byogo Musisi after realizing that there is a great need for our children who are disadvantaged that need assistance in different areas of life.
There were four most important reasons why there is a big number of vulnerable/disadvantaged children especially in Africa and some other parts of the world.
- Corrupt Governments
Uganda, like many African countries, is a poor country with an income per capita of $800. While the richest country in the world has an income per Capita of $100.000, there is a big difference in terms of living costs. Therefore, the biggest percentage of Ugandans lives under abject poverty.
.These school children walk long distances to attend a school and they go hungry the whole day.
This means many children will live in the poverty cycle for the rest of their lives. They will never attend good schools, never have enough health facilities, have no enough food to feed on, and their rights are ever abused.
Children who have managed to be taken to school are ever lacking. Scholastic materials are not provided, they are not fed at school yet they don’t carry their own food from home. That means they will go hungry for the whole day while at school.
Responsible parents do provide some little food which these children will carry to school and by the time they reach at lunch time, it will have gone cold. This means that this food will cause these children to doze in class.
As for the basic scholastic materials and tuition fees, these children find it hard to concentrate due to the fact that the school administrators are ever on their necks to pay for the tuition fees and other requirements.
Uganda being a poor country where almost 80% of its population lives under poverty line, many parents cannot support their families not because they don’t care about them but because