Kids Needing Sponsors

For information on sponsoring one of the below students' tuition for school, please click the Contact Us button above. You will be contacted to collect your information for your tax purposes and guided on how to set up your monthly or annual donation for their school fees. 

Misanya, Age 7

B008

Misanya lives with her family in a house with a grass thatched roof. Their dream is to be able to afford to send their daughter to school. She is a very good girl and an active pupil in her class, not to mention...adorable!

Misanya

Harriet, Age 12

B023

Harriet is very smart, enjoys attending school and does well academically. She loves playing net ball. She lives with both parents who are field laborers. She wants to become a nurse and needs help with her school fees to be able to do so!

Harriet

Esther, Age 6

B027

Esther lives with her family in poverty in the community where the school is being developed. Her desire is to become a midwife!

Esther

Nasulu, Age 6

B033

Nasulu is a funny little man who loves football (soccer) and riding bikes. He is very competitive and loves to stay active. At times, he is shy, but warms up easily. He has an infectious smile and laugh. 

Nasulu

Shanita, Age 8

B036

Shanita loves school and is thriving. She is active, friendly and a great listener! She loves to be out in nature and has a beautiful smile. She wants to be "an amazing woman."

Shanita

Joshua, Age 11

BS004

Joshua's father died of HIV/AIDS when he was just 3 years old. He become an orphan when his mother abandoned him. When not in school he lives day to day by begging. 

Joshua

Aaron, Age 8

BS010

Aaron's single mum sells charcoal which feeds her family, but does not afford school fees. Aaron is a very good student and a super active pupil in class!

Aaron

Arafa, Age 6

BS013

Born in the slums, his story brings tears. His father became permanently disabled and his mom left the family as she saw no hope. He now lives with his Grandmum in her 70s and hopes he can always go to school!

Arafa

 Shafik, Age 8

BS017

A good pupil and always in school, he desires to become a school teacher. Born in the slums and abandoned by both parents, he is being raised by his 75+ grandmum. Boarding school is the only way out for this little man!

Shafik

Asuman, Age 12

BS023

Abandoned by his father, Asuman and his single mum, live in the slums of Bwaise. She works hard to provide food for her family, but school fees are definitely out of reach. They would love some help for his tuition!

Asuman

Jane, Age 7

BS027

Jane lives with her grandmum in the slums. She is so friendly and playful and absolutely loves to sing her heart out! She loves school and enjoys learning.

Jane

Johnson, Age 6

B021

Johnson is intelligent and known to be a jolly boy. His parents are laborers in the fields who have difficulty meeting their daily expenses, nevermind school fees. He is focused and believes if given the opportunity, he will make it in life and assist his parents.

Johnson

Wilson, Age 9

B024

Annet’s biological parents are not known. She  was picked up from a bank on Lake Victoria when she was about  a year old, left there  by her mother,  and given to a retired policewoman. Her foster mother  is no longer able to work and is having difficulty meeting their daily needs. Annet is an intelligent, focused and jolly girl who loves to dance. She  believes that regardless of her background, if she is given an opportunity to get an education, she will make  it in life and be able to assist her foster mother.   

Annet’s biological parents are not known. She  was picked up from a bank on Lake Victoria when she was about  a year old, left there  by her mother,  and given to a retired policewoman. Her foster mother  is no longer able to work and is having difficulty meeting their daily needs. Annet is an intelligent, focused and jolly girl who loves to dance. She  believes that regardless of her background, if she is given an opportunity to get an education, she will make  it in life and be able to assist her foster mother.   

Annet’s biological parents are not known. She  was picked up from a bank on Lake Victoria when she was about  a year old, left there  by her mother,  and given to a retired policewoman. Her foster mother  is no longer able to work and is having difficulty meeting their daily needs. Annet is an intelligent, focused and jolly girl who loves to dance. She  believes that regardless of her background, if she is given an opportunity to get an education, she will make  it in life and be able to assist her foster mother.   

Wilson is bright, talkative and attentive. He does very well in his academics. He likes being with his friends and imitating his teachers. He wants to be a driver when he grows up!

Wilson

Babra, Age 15

B026

Babra is a smart girl who loves studying and does not want to ever miss school. She is lovable, active and loves to play net ball. Her dream is to become a teacher or a nurse!

Babra

Sheira, Age 12

B028

Sheira resides with her family in the school's village, a community in deep poverty. She has been a very good student and is an active pupil in class. She would love to have a sponsor to pay for her school fees. 

Sheira

Gift, Age 7 - Deaf

B031

Gift was abandoned by his father who would not accept that he could produce a deaf child. His mother fled, too. He resided with his grandmum until FFYIA enrolled into the National School for the Deaf in Kampala. He could use monetary assistance with his tuition there!

Gift

Fauzia, Age 6

B034

Fauzia is loving and caring; these are the two best words to describe her. She does well in school when she chooses to do so! She sometimes needs extra encouragement to know she is supported. She is highly intelligent and enjoys her lessons. 

Fauzia

Patrick, Age 16

B035

Patrick is a bright boy who loves to study and play. He lives with his aunt. He was chosen by the project so he could continue his studies after some tough years. He desires to continue his education into a trade. 

Patrick

Christine, Age 10

B004

Christine is an active and inquisitive girl who likes to play with dinosaurs and be outside, especially if there is a play ground! She asks questions ALL day. She loves writing her numbers and fetching water for her family. 

Christine

Michael, Age 6

B037

Michael lives with his family locally. Although they arevery poor and unable to afford his school fees. :( He wants to go to school to become a teacher himself! Let's help him in this dream!

Michael

Rahim, Age 10

BS002

Rahim is a talented musician and won the best performing dance in his grade. Born in the slums of Bwaise in Kampala, his caregiver toils selling charcoal and can not afford his school fees. 

Rahim

Nahiya, Age 14

BS005

Nahiya lives with her single Mum in the Bwaise slums. Her father disappeared long ago. Her mom sells plastic bottles to survive and hopes for a better future for her teen daughter! :) 

Nahiya

Salima, Age 7

BS011

Salima was born to young parents in the Bwaise slums. Her father abandoned them in their dilapidated house. Her mum hopes a sponsor will pay for her boarding school so she can continue her education.

Salima

Shafik, Age 8

BS014

Shafik lives with his grand mum in the slums of Kampala. She has no money or property and he is such a happy and talented student who desires to continue going to boarding school!

Shafik

Zaake, Age 14

BS006

Zaake lives with his single mum after his dad left 6 years ago. He is a bright boy with a promising future if he gets access to a good education. He aspires to become a responsible person.

Zaake

Shina, Age 12

BS012

Shina's life did not start well. Her parents fought and both chose to throw the child away and disappeared. A local counsel found her and became her foster parent. She loves to go to school!

Shina

Ashim, Age 8

BS016

Ashim is a kind and intelligent boy. His dad has a brain problem and mum is shouldering all the responsibility for the family. He wants to stay in school, develop dreams and achieve them. 

Ashim

Sharifa, Age 9

BS019

Sharifa is an orphan whom lost both mum and dad to HIV/AIDS when she was just one year old. She lives with her grandmum who does provide food, but can't afford school fees. 

Sharifa

Abubakar, Age 7

BS016

Abubakar's mum died of cancer when he was just one. His father is unknown. His grandmum, as she ages, is struggling daily. Boarding school and the ability to pursue his education is the key to his future. 

Abubakar

Habib, Age 11

BS024

As is common in the slums of Bwaise, men who are irresponsible abandon their families. His teen mum abandoned him shortly after. He lives with a great auntie and loves his boarding school! 

Habib

Brian, Age 12

BS025

Brian is living in a dilapidated house in the the Bwaise slums with his Mum. He has been a very good student and active participant in his boarding school classes! He hopes to continue studying!

Brian

Simon, Age 13

BS031

Simon was plucked by FFYIA to attend boarding school after being found orphaned in the slums of Bwaise. He is an outstanding student and knows school is the way to a better future!

Simon

Hellen, Age 10

BS033

You can read more about Hellen on the Medical Missions page. Her "angel mum" is raising a remarkable and resilient girl. FFYIA will cover her medical bills and we are looking for someone to cover her school fees!

Hellen

Alan, Age 9

BS034

Alan was orphaned as both his parents passed away. He lives with his grandmum in the slums. He is a shy, humble, very good boy who loves school!

Alan

Kids Grateful for their Sponsors

Annet, Age 6 1/2

B001

Annet - Sponsored! 

Annet's biological parents are unknown. She was found on the banks of Lake Victoria and a retired policewoman has fostered her since. She is a focused and intelligent girl. She wants to be able to go to school so she can help her foster mother, who is aging. She loves to dance!

Christine, Age 10

B004

Christine is an orphan whose father died of HIV/AIDS and she now lives with her aunt. She is bright, talkative girl who loves to do well in school. She'll probably become a teacher and loves her friends!