“Side by Side”

Rakai, Uganda 



Side by Side Christian Boarding School in Rakai is an excellent school where children not only receive a high level of education, but they also have the chance to live in a safe environment where all of their needs are met.  For more information on this program, click here.


Every 20 minutes a child is orphaned in Uganda.


Rakai District has continued to experience high HIV rates at 12%, compared to the national average of 7.3%.

57% of 15-24 year olds have not completed primary education in Uganda.


Bosco Byaruhanga

Bosco is an 8 year old little boy who loves to play soccer.  He does not have a father in his life and his mother cannot afford to pay for his education. Would you please sponsor Bosco so he can go to school?

Christine Namatiko

Christine is an 8 year old little girl that has BIG dreams of becoming a nurse someday and she loves studying English. She has a mother but no father and she needs your help to receive the education needed to achieve her dreams.

Kelly Sempebwa

Kelly is a 10 year old boy that love to ride bicycles. He is smart little boy that already speaks English and he wants to become a lawyer one day.  He needs a sponsor to make sure that he has the opportunity to receive an education.


Ezra is 4 years old and has already experienced more loss than most adults. Both of his parents have passed away.  Ezra is in dire need of a sponsor so that he can receive education, food, clothing & necessities on a daily basis. Please help us find him a sponsor.

Elvis Kirya

This brave little boy wants to be a police officer when he grows up. He is 7 years old and loves to play soccer with his friends.  Elvis has lost both of his parents and needs your help ASAP to give him a better life and an education.

Benjamin Luswata

Benjamin is a 5 year old little boy who has a great love for school.  He only has a mother who cannot provide for all of his needs; therefore, he needs your help to be able to attend a  boarding school. Will you consider sponsoring Benjamin?

Mohamed Kakeeto

Mohamed is a 5 year old little boy who loves to play with toys but he needs your help! Mohamed has lost his father and his mother cannot afford to send him to school.  Will you provide him with the chance to receive education by becoming his sponsor?

Bridget Namukwaya 

Bridget is a 10 year old little girl who loves playing sports and dreams of becoming a doctor one day. Her mother needs your help to be able to send her to school so that she may achieve her dreams someday. Please help us find Bridget a sponsor.

Olivia Namigadde 

Olivia is a 9 year old little girl who loves playing netball. She was abandoned and currently lives with her aunt. Olivia needs your help to be able to attend a boarding school where she will have a chance to receive a quality education.