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


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.


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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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