Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVCs)
Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC)This project was established to help the children that do not have other people to help them. Originally established, so that gifts and equipment donations from volunteers could be donated to those who need it most, this project has developed to help orphans and vulnerable children in numerous ways.
Our Ugandan volunteers have a list of children in Mpigi town who are extremely vulnerable due to the death or sickness of carers or parents.
Our team of Ugandan volunteers have a huge range of skills and backgrounds. The OVC project works to transfer these valuable skills by running workshops during the school holidays to teach these children practical skills such as
Every Sunday the children come from their homes to the Mwenya Uganda office to relax and socialise with each other and the Mwenya volunteers. By providing a safe and loving environment, these children have space to develop and are brought up knowing the value of helping others around them.
Project Director: Christine Nabaggala