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Street Life Breeds Health Risks

Provision of medical care at CRO centres enables children to live healthy and persue their dreams.

Provision of medical care at CRO centres enables children to live healthy and persue their dreams.

Provision of medical care at CRO centres enables children to live healthy and persue their dreams.

Day and Night Street Surveys

To help identify numbers and causes of children on the streets in order to provide proper help.

To help identify numbers and causes of children on the streets in order to provide proper help.

To help identify numbers and causes of children on the streets in order to provide proper help.

Skills for Elder Street Children

These are facilitated with practical training in Hands-on skills and Start-up Toolkits to create their own businesses.

These are facilitated with practical training in Hands-on skills and Start-up Toolkits to create their own businesses.

These are facilitated with practical training in Hands-on skills and Start-up Toolkits to create their own businesses.

Re-integration of Children

Families of children found on the streets are traced and children resettled with vital items for home use and income generation.

Families of children found on the streets are traced and children resettled with vital items for home use and income generation.

Families of children found on the streets are traced and children resettled with vital items for home use and income generation.

Social and Financial Empowerment of Women

Availing women with social and financial knowledge to be able to support thier families.

Availing women with social and financial knowledge to be able to support thier families.

Availing women with social and financial knowledge to be able to support thier families.

Nutrition Support

Providing daily nutritious meals to children at the center under rehabilitation and those attending schools within Mbale town.

Providing daily nutritious meals to children at the center under rehabilitation and those attending schools within Mbale town.

Providing daily nutritious meals to children at the center under rehabilitation and those attending schools within Mbale town.

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DAC 16 June 2016Day of African Child is an annual event observed every 16th day of June on the continent and around the world honoring the memories of students massacred in the 1976 Soweto Uprising in South Africa during apartheid for protesting against injustices in education system and inequalities at the time.

It was designated as Day of the African Child in 1991 by the African Union to further emphasize protection of the rights of children; it is a day for all those who care to reflect on children in their various situations.

The Day of the African Child (DAC) 2016 will be observed under the theme “Conflict and Crisis in Africa: Protecting all children’s rights

Elizabeth Amongin, a Child Protection Officer at CRO Uganda explains that children in conflict and crises go through a lot of injustices that range from abductions, child/forced marriages, sexual abuse, trauma, deprivation in terms of education and other social services including health especially when it comes to places like refugee camps where most times the conditions are very deplorable.

In such situations also prevails moral decadence where survival for the fittest is practiced. But even this becomes complicated if there are no systems in place to address such eventualities.

Children in such situations have gone through multiple losses, some beyond imaginable limits and conflicts are still on-going in Africa. These children most times do not value life and are hopeless because what they see is aggression, hate and revenge which is not a good environment for child development.

This calls for us to unite against conflicts and address their root causes which usually revolve around inequality, marginalization and exclusion. Whereas governments have enacted policies on child rights, there is necessity to support them with robust programmes to address needs of vulnerable children who are the most affected.

Such services include counseling- to handle the psychological aspect because children go through trauma as a result of what they have seen and gone through, lost identity to name but a few. Education and health services should be a must because the ultimate goal here is to preserve life.

Child Restoration Outreach (CRO) works with marginalized children (street children) enabling them access rehabilitation, education and finally transform their lives into productive persons in society.

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Child Support in Numbers

In 2017,CRO is supporting 1,028 children and young people at its four centers. Children attend the rehabilitation program, primary and secondary schools, informal and formal vocational training, University and tertiary institutions.

Jinja Project

Lira Project

Masaka Project

Mbale Project

Kindly Supported by

CRO MBALE

Bishop Wasikye Road , Mbale
P.O. Box 1610 Mbale Uganda
Tel: +256 454 433382
Mob: +256 752 658506

CRO LIRA

Plot 18, Otim Lakana Close, Central Division, Lira Municipality
P.O Box 1078, Lira - Uganda
Tel: +256-473-420 988
Mobile: +256-782-926 198

CRO JINJA

Plot 5 Oboja Road, Jinja Town
P.O. Box 2179 Jinja, Uganda
Tel: +256 434 121191
Mob: +256702 462 527

CRO MASAKA

Kampala Rd, Masaka Town
P.O. Box 812 Masaka Uganda
Tel: +256 4814 20196
Mob: +256 772 660013