The African Child Foundation (‘ACF’) is an independent, indigenous, non-political, non – governmental organization with a primary mission to provide education to poor, disadvantaged and neglected orphans whose parents have died of HIV/AIDS. We aim to help their families to overcome poverty and hopelessness in Uganda through helping them initiate sustainable income generating projects.

The ACF operates in three districts across Uganda- Wakiso, Luwero and Mpigi districts. Our main office is situated in Lweza Village in the Wakiso district, 7 miles along Entebbe Highway. We also operate in a children  village in Katebo in Mpigi district. In this village we have already constructed a primary school and we are in the process of constructing a volunteer and orphan compound as well as a medical centre and secondary school.

Uganda has over 2 million orphans registered, and it is estimated that 1 in every 7 orphans in Africa is Ugandan. In Uganda 25% of all households look after at least one child orphaned by either HIV/AIDS or war. It is vital for these children’s future, and the future of Uganda that these children are provided with a secure and supportive environment or else many may become part of Uganda’s lost generation”. It will be very difficult for Uganda to economically grow and prosper in the future as many of these children are growing up in an unstable