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Project information

Rehabilitation home for malnourished children

We want to build a permanent rehabilitation and transitional home in rural Uganda for neglected and malnourished children, where they are medically, physically and nutritionally treated until they are fully mentally and physically recovered.

January 2016 - January 2018

Charity information: WHISPER

  • Need


    Immediate rehabilitation and housing of abused malnourished children or newborn babies whose lives are compromised due to the family displacement and mistreatment from the extended family members, death of both or one of the parents or malnourishment due to a serious disease such is HIV or TB.


    Short or long term rehabilitation of identified children in the home, that will be constructed and for use to treat children, where we offer highly nutritional diet designed for children with severe wasting. The home will also offer social and financial assistance to the children's extended families or guardians and empower them.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    Save and transform children's lives


    » We will work with the local village chair people and pastors in the communities to identify any children who are in life threatening danger.
    » We are going to treat the children at our rehabilitation home, providing them with a highly nutritional diet and further medical treatment
    » We regularly perform community outreach work providing first aid to sick children and improving their sleeping conditions.

    What success will look like

    We will be posting regular photos and video updates online on the social media charity pages and on our website.

    Aim 2

    Children's education


    » We are going to establish a toddler and nursery class within the rehabilitation home, educating all children living at the home.

    What success will look like

    We will be posting regular photos and video updates online on the social media charity pages and on our website. We will be posting regular school reports.

    Aim 3

    Family social and financial empowerment


    » We will be empowering families by helping them to start small businesses to support themselves and the children.
    » We will be training the children's guardians in farming, helping in creating gardens, demonstrating planting and donating seeds.
    » We will be organising bonding visits with their children offering them our financial support such are school fees, medical fees and moral support.

    What success will look like

    We will be collecting reports and completing project studies that will be published on our website and social media

    Aim 4

    Agricultural project


    » Growing our own herbs, fruits and vegetable to secure a organic diet.
    » Building a small chicken farm to provide a daily supply of eggs.
    » Cow farming for milk supply

    What success will look like

    We will be posting regular photos and video updates on the social media charity pages and on our website.

  • Impact


    We shall positively change child's development in the most critical stage, when the child is the most vulnerable to permanent health damage. We shall empower families to increase their income, which will enable them to take care of their own or adopted children.


    Future financial insecurity. We have organised fundraising appeals to increase our income.


    We will be collecting project studies and photos and video reports for their reference.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £15,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £1,000 Latrines and bathrooms Dry toilets for children and staff
      £12,000 Children's home Building materials such are bricks, cement, sand,doors and windows and labour
      £1,000 Painting and decorating Painting outside and inside of the house, flooring
      £1,000 Fencing Fence around the compound
  • Background


    The project is located in Jinja district, Uganda in a small rural village called Mutai. It will be built on our own land.


    Ugandan children aged from 0-7 years old. Ugandan employees that are counted to 31 members to start with.

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    We've been successfully running a rehabilitation home and a school in Mutai village, Jinja district in Uganda since May 2011 in a rented building.

    This project is to provide some stability by allowing us to move our activities to a purpose-built building on the charity's own land.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.


    Veronika Cejpkova/Founder

    She is based full time in Uganda to oversee the projects and provide the quality control.

    Antonio Genco/Co-Founder And Director

    He has been volunteering for this project since June 2009. He has helped with several fundraising campaigns through out the years

    Hashim Suleiman, Project Manager

    He has been project managing this project for the last 3 years.

    Sherrie , Social Worker

    She has been working with this project since September 2013, she worked on welfare of the children and their resettlement to empowered families.


rehabilitates one child in 6 months