Uganda Without Orphans

Country Profile: Uganda

Total Population: 45.7 million
Total Children under the age of 18: 25.14 million

The situation of children in Uganda

The Challenges:

  • 1 out of every 5 children in Uganda is uneducated.
  • 56% of Uganda's children suffer from multiple deprivations.
  • At least 10,000 children live on the streets in Uganda.
  • Everyday work is a reality for about 36% of children between the ages of 5 and 14.
  • 46% of young girls married before the age of 18.
  • 950,000 children affected by HIV.
  • 59% of children experience violence.
  • Many children still become orphans as a result of AIDS.

Other Information about Orphaned and Vulnerable Children and Family Care in Uganda

Better Care Network Information on Family-Based Care in Uganda

More information for prayer at Operation World


"Source: UNICEF, Humanium, SOS Children's Villages International".

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