Another Hope Children’s Ministries (AHCM) is a Non-Profit, Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) registered by the government of Uganda, Reg. No. S5914/8153. It was established as a Community Based Organization (CBO) in 2006 and acquired the NGO status in 2009 and located in Kkona/West Village, Wakiso Sub-County in Wakiso District about 18 kilometers from Kampala city which is a 40 minutes’ drive. AHCM operates in four districts of Wakiso, Kampala, Mukono, and Buikwe.
Giving hope to the orphaned, street children and children from impoverished families in Uganda through strategic partnership with child actors; provision of a safe home for the homeless children, re-union of the homeless with their families or facilitating fostering and adoption, provision of psychosocial support and counseling for parents, Caregivers and Children; Development of the children’s spiritual well-being for better future citizens ; formation of strategic partnership and alliances for advocacy of children’s and women’s rights; investing in education of the children, income generating activities for disadvantaged families and strengthening evidence based programming and policy research.
· Provision of a safe and secure home for the homeless, abandoned and vulnerable children
· Farming projects – poultry, piggery, livestock, cultivation
· Construction of rain – water tanks in community families of Lukwanga parish to provide safe and clean water for the children
· Training in life skills such as brick/block making, tailoring and embroidery, art and craft, farming activities
· Operation of a Vocational school
· Counseling and guidance for career choice, behavioral change, psychological healing and coping
· Psychosocial Facilitation Skills for normal and optimum functioning.
· Supporting orphans and other vulnerable children with basic needs such as education , shelter, clothing, food and medical care
· Advocacy for children’s rights
· Preventive and curative health services
· Reading materials to kids to help them in their English fluency.
· Raising awareness about the organization’s work and activities, as well as the plight of vulnerable children in the country both locally and internationally.
· Walking with pre-scholars to school
· Assisting children in their homework assignments
· Bathing the children and maintaining proper hygiene
· Playing with the children, counseling and disciplining them
· Administering medication to the sick children
· Assisting the children in doing house chores – fetching water from the well, farming, etc
· Offer professional expertise to the children and AHCM management.
· Taking part in school evaluation exercises.
· Taking part in field-based visits.