WeSeeHope is proud to share stories from the children we support.

STORIES LIBRARY

In the 17 years since our own story began, we have heard countless stories from the children, young people and communities in Southern and Eastern Africa that we’ve had the privilege of working with. These personal accounts have shown us extraordinary strength and human spirit in the face of difficult, and at times seemingly insurmountable, challenges.

 

We know that changed lives often go on to change many more lives themselves and by sharing the stories yourself, you can help this ripple effect go even further.

SEARCH OUR STORIES

  • Country

  • Project focus

OUR AREAS OF FOCUS:

 

RESTORE – Rehabilitating and reintegrating isolated children into a caring community.

 

PROTECT – Educating communities to safeguard children and uphold their rights.

 

EDUCATE – Enabling impoverished children to access education and opportunity.

 

EQUIP – Training young people in skills and enterprise for impoverished lives.

 

SUSTAIN – Economically enabling communities to support vulnerable children for the long term.


Found 17 Results

We See Hope in Daniel


Daniel* is a graduate of one of our vocational training programmes. He’s 17 years old and his father died in 2007, leaving his mother to care for him and his four siblings…

Read more


We See Hope in Denis and Amos


Denis* (19) and Amos* (20) work for a garage in Gulu Town in Northern Uganda where they are undergoing an apprenticeship learning mechanics…

Read more


Edward ANPPCAN Tanzania

We See Hope in Edward


Edward* is 12 years old and is profoundly deaf. Disability is often misunderstood in Southern and Eastern Africa, resulting in many disabled children being isolated and discriminated against…

Read more


We See Hope in Faith


Faith* is fourteen years old and lives with her mother and three sisters in Pader, Uganda. When a fire destroyed their grass-thatched home…

Read more


We See Hope in George


George* is 18 years old and lives with his mother and five siblings in Malawi. When his father died, George was responsible for supporting the family but without a regular income…

Read more


We See Hope in Heidi and Rose


Ten year old Heidi* was found lying by the side of the road, hungry, exhausted and frightened. She had run away from an abusive home but was spotted by your project team at MPC Blantyre…

Read more


We See Hope in Ivy


Ivy* lives in Mutare, Zimbabwe. When her husband left her, she struggled to care for her son who has a disability. She would push his wheelchair through the streets…

Read more


We See Hope in Jimmy


After Jimmy’s* mother passed away, his father soon remarried and his step-mother fell pregnant. In Uganda, parents remarrying can often cause problem for children…

Read more


We See Hope in Leah


Leah* is six and lives with her mum, a street vendor, in Epworth, a suburb of Harare. Her father has passed away. Leah attends Breakthrough Pre-School…

Read more


We See Hope in Mediatrix


In 2013, Mediatrix joined a VIP group at her children’s school, run by our project partner ANPPCAN Kenya. When her husband died in 2001, she had no money and no business income…

Read more


We See Hope in Miriam


Miriam* is an orphan, who received a goat from WeSeeHope’s local project partner in 2013, when she was 16. This goat was invaluable, both giving her collateral against school fees…

Read more


We See Hope in Olive


Olive* is an orphan living with her grandmother and attending Rwamukora primary school in Uganda. In rural Uganda, orphans like Olive are particularly vulnerable…

Read more


We See Hope in Pauline


Pauline (18), Eve (15), and Freda* (10) were left living alone when both of their parents passed away. Pauline, who was only 15 at the time, became the head of their household and took on the responsibility of caring for her younger sisters…

Read more


We See Hope in Peter


When we first met Peter* in 2016, he was living on his own, distressed and struggling to cope. His older brother, who had been earning a small amount of money for the household working in a garden…

Read more


We See Hope in Ruth


Ruth* is 17 and lives in the Kibera slum, Nairobi, with her seven siblings, sick mother and grandmother. Her vulnerable situation led her to join a group peddling drugs within Kibera…

Read more


We See Hope in Sharon

We See Hope in Sharon


Sharon, 17, is an orphan who was forced to drop out of school when she fell pregnant aged 12. She sadly lost her father due to HIV/AIDS when she was just three years old…

Read more


We See Hope in Stephen


Stephen lives on the streets of Kibera slum, Nairobi. Before he met WeSeeHope partner, Undugu, he used to drink a lot simply to drown out the struggle…

Read more


Page 1 of 1