Birthday: September 20, 2009
Grade: Primary, Level 1
Geoffrey Owino came to Awinjo House on January 10, 2015. He is from a remote village and does not speak very good English. His father died March 24, 2014. His mother is Akoth Bernadette; she’s 31 years old, has seven children, and no land pepakura designer 4 key to farm or grow crops. Her father in law is allowing her to use one of his houses, but she has no job or way of earning money.
Owino has begun first grade, loves to play football (soccer), and is doing very well learning English. Owino is full of joy, enjoys the Awinjo prayer times, and is close friends with the other boys.
If you would like to sponsor Owino for just $36/mo, please click the Sponsor button below to access Owino’s personal giving page. And 100% of the money that you give will be used to provide Owino with:
Thank you for your interest in Owino and all of the children at Awinjo House. Without your encouragement, prayers, and financial support, this ministry could not exist to raise orphaned and vulnerable children to love and serve Jesus in Uganda.
Age: 11 Birthday: September 3, 2005 Grade: Primary, Level 5 Sarah Achieng came to Awinjo House on December 6, 2010. When Sarah’s father died, her mother remarried a man who killed her in front of the children. There are no other relatives that can help except an old grandmother who cannot pay for school. Sarah... (Read more)
Age: 18 Birthday: April 29, 1998 Grade: Secondary, Level 2 Mercy Nakayenze came to Awinjo House on January 21, 2011. Her father disappeared, and her mother is extremely poor with five other children. Mercy was staying with an Aunt in a border town, but there were eight children in one small room with the aunt,... (Read more)
Age: 8 Birthday: August 1, 2008 Grade: Primary, Level 3 Sheila Angel came to Awinjo House on January 27, 2014. Sheila’s mother married at about 11 or 12 years of age, produced 5 children, and then her husband died. She has little land, little income, and her grass thatched house fell down. We helped her... (Read more)