Brody: His parents were killed during the civilian war and he was left by himself. He was less than 10 years old and became a street kid. One concerned man brought him to me and as he was so young, I put him in the home with the other young ones. After five months, he […]
Jose: When his parents died, he stayed with his grand-father who was a sorcerer. One day his grand-father tried to do things on Jose in order to sacrifice him to his idols but Jose refused and ran away. It was how he become a street child. We received him and he is very intelligent at […]
Mason: His mother had him alone and very young. She brought him very far from her own family into the countryside and left him there. She came back to her family acting like a young girl and got a husband like other girls. She became the mother of another boy who is at the home, […]
Noah: He lost his father while his family went to a neighboring country as refugees, and when the family came back to Burundi he ran from the refugee camp and became a street child. He came to the home with the first children. He is studying well and is an exceptional young man. Anthony: An […]
Jayden: An ex-street child who came in as an orphan of both parents, but after three years living at the home, he confessed that he has a mother. He explained that his mother has never told him who his father is. He got angry toward his mother and decided to loose both parents and become […]
Welcome to our Home! This is the first in a series of articles to let you see the needs being met in the boys home. The names have been changed to protect the boys’ identities. Jacob: An orphan of both parents, came to the home 6 years ago from a refugee camp in the countryside […]
The walls are up and they are working hard to get the roof on before the rains begin.
Update from Suzanne: 34 street women accepted to go back home and leave the street. The majority of those women were coming from the third ethnic group, Twa. At the meeting a Senator who comes from their ethnic group had been invited with another deputy in order to provide some advice to these women. I was standing […]
The foundations are laid:
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