Uganda part 1: The benefit of hugs
15 September 2008Add to My Folder
Liz Humphreys — former occupational therapist and founder of Help for Children in Uganda
Over the next three months Michael and Liz describe life on a remote Ugandan island – an ideal resource for geography lessons
‘Help for Children in Uganda’ is a relatively new charity that has set up a ‘family home for children who have nowhere to go’, on the Ssese Islands in Lake Victoria. We have a main base, called HUG House (pictured below), where eight of the children live, attending nearby schools. Our main work is to support children in accessing education on the more remote islands.
Children as young as six often have to walk a mile to collect water