Rescuing Victims of Human Trafficking in Uganda
Uganda has a food shortage, a Covid crisis and a major problem of commercial prostitution of young but poor women. Family & Life has financed the vital work of rescuing these women, some of them mothers with small children but trapped in prostitution. Thanks to you, we have provided desperately-needed food hampers, small cash stipends and temporary housing to many of the women rescued in Kampala, the capital city.
Family & Life, through the aid of their supporters has provided desperately needed food hampers, small cash stipends and temporary housing to many of the women on the programme in Kampala. The food hampers in particular will help many women and children through Uganda’s food shortage and COVID crisis.
Family & Life’s St. Patrick’s Fund has helped rescue women (often women with young children) from the horrors of sexual slavery. Here are a few short accounts of victims we have helped…
(All names have been changed for privacy)
'Thomas is now 10. He has been supported by the Child Education Program since he was 6 when his mother joined the Exit & Rehabilitation Scheme. Thomas managed to return to School after the Covid 19 lockdown even though his mother had lost her income due to a lockdown related downsizing at her work place.