The Abagambakamu Women Group
organised themselves and started a Day School of caring of
Most of these children have lost both parents and are left
under the care of very old, poor and weak grandparents.
Others have single parents some of whom are HIV poitive and
at times already bed-ridden. So these children lack:
a) parental love
b) control and discipline
c) As a result they roam about in the village aimlessly.
They become reckless and wild, they fight and they steal.
Objectives: To gather together these children in one place
and provide them with the following:
a) Parental love and care, which they miss from their homes
b) Numeracy and literacy skills i.e. counting, reading and
c) Counseling services so as to enable them avoid
d) Encouragement to look forward to the future in a positive
e) Sharpening their moral behaviours
f) Removing their depression by mixing them with other
children form normal but needy families.
Funds have been used to construct a three-classroom block
for the children.