Our Impact

As an organisation in tune with the constant flux of the modern world, UHfH has been changing rapidly, growing and adding staff, volunteers and funding from all over the world. As we have grown as an organisation, so has our reach and our impact on the community of Namuwongo – we now support over 350 children and their families through our different areas of work.

Vulnerable children supported and counting
jobs for local staff
Young people attending our afternoon programme
Years experience working in Namuwongo
meals provided for children at UHfH school twice a day
Caregivers earning additional income on our solar lights programme

Success Stories


Introducing Samuel

Even with his mother in jail for killing her abusive partner in self defense, Sam dreams of studying at Harvard and becoming a neurosurgeon so he can cure HIV.

In his own words: “Hands for Hope has shown me love that my parents would have given me if they could have.”




Introducing Simon and Peter 

Two brothers, beaten and shunned by their community for having special needs, now safe and thriving at Hands for Hope.



 Introducing Michael and Erick

Teenagers with no skills, their prospects of finding work were slim until Hands for Hope stepped in.



Introducing Jane

The daughter of an abusive, alcoholic mother who couldn’t support her four children, Jane says she would have had no choice but to become a prostitute to feed herself. Thanks to Hands for Hope she now dreams of becoming an engineer and a gospel singer.