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Rewriting the story of young people in Northern Uganda

The horrors and atrocities that took place in Northern Uganda between 1986 and 2009 are difficult to fathom. Children were abducted, some forced to even kill their own parents, drink blood, and eat flesh. Girls were taken captive as sex slaves, millions…

Never Lose Hope

Growing up in Nakasongola in central Uganda, Deborah’s family could not afford to pay the cost of her school fees. But thanks to a kind sponsor, she was sponsored through the Fields of Life Child Sponsorship Programme and given the opportunity to attend St …

Small savings making a big impact in Rwanda

Thanks to the support of people like you, parents from Fields of Life partner schools in Rwanda have received training to form village savings groups. These small, member-run microfinancing groups enable those living in poverty to build savings and take out…

Rebecca’s Story

Following training from Fields of Life, community members from Opilitok in Eastern Uganda formed a Village Savings and Loans Association (VSLA). A small loan can make a big difference in helping community members to start their own businesses. Through Opili…

Seeds of Hope

We are excited to share our 2021/2022 annual report full of incredible stories of how your support is changing lives in East Africa. Thank you for sowing seeds of hope for young people like Ruth: “I take this great opportunity to extend my appreciation …