Alex Akanyijuka

Your monthly support of $42 (or $500 per year) per child allows an orphaned child to get the help they need. Education, clothing, emergency health care and additional “safety nets” as well as being connected into a family environment are all provided with your gift. In return, you will be building a relationship with a child who will be forever grateful.

  • BD: 27 August 2001 (15 y/o in 2017)
  • School: Kabale Trinity (began 2/2017) S.1 at Kihanga Secondary School (2016) 4. Village – Kanywero
  • Class: Senior Two – S.2
  • Guardian: Tushabomwe Annet (Mum)
  • Village: Rutoma
  • Interview Date: 2015 (Ivan), Feb 2017 (ma michele)
  • Child’s Goal: Doctor (favorite subject – biology)

Family History: Alex’s father (Kwehangana Robert) was a shepherd but left the family in search of better work a few years ago and has never shown up again. People tell the mother that he is in the city but he sends no help and never comes back to see the family. The mother is a peasant farmer. Alex has 3 brothers and 2 sisters, he is the second to the last born of the 6 children.