Fashion & Cosmetology Programs in Uganda

HALO teaches homeless and at-risk youth the everyday skills other people learn from their families. At the Learning Center in Uganda, HALO youth are learning the skills to work in fashion and cosmetology. The Fashion and Design department recently got 3 new sewing machine sets. We can’t wait to see what other fabulous outfits the fashion students make with these …

Malaria and Insecticide-Treated Nets

Donate To Help Us Provide Mosquito Nets!  Since 2000, malaria has taken a considerably higher toll on African children than previously reported. Uganda is just one country that has been greatly affected by malaria, a life threatening parasitic disease transmitted from mosquitoes. For our HALO youth in Uganda, Insecticide Treated Nets will protect them from these mosquitos and ultimately, malaria. …

Meet Joshua

Meet Joshua. Just a kid and yet serves as a glowing example of how much love can change someone’s life. Before HALO, Joshua was uncertain when and where his next meal would take place. He had no school to go to and was forced to live on the street. In 2018, Joshua was welcomed into the HALO Kibuli Home in …

Updates in Uganda

Recently the kids in Uganda have been very busy! A total of 1,384 youth are served in the Uganda Learning Center, and it keeps growing. The kids have been a part of various activities including, reading, sewing, cosmetology training, kickboxing, and much more. Here are a few pictures of the kids enjoying their time. We even got a picture of …

The Many Mothers of HALO

Mothers are an important part of childhood. They are the first ones to encourage you when you’re feeling down, they have magical kisses and hugs that mend broken hearts. Our mothers are the ones that teach us how to tie our shoes, how to make our beds, and how to cook dinner without burning the house down. They are the …

Uganda Youth Dental Surgeries

At HALO, we appreciate all our HALO supporters and want to show what an incredible difference your donation can make. This past summer 2020, HALO was able to support the HALO youth living in the Lungujja Girls Home and the Kibuli Boys Home with some dental surgeries and appointments! In total, 12 youth are on their way to a happy …

HALO Youth Mark is a Rising Basketball Star

Mark moved into our Bukesa home in Uganda when he was 10 years old. He stayed with us until recently, when he moved into boarding school. He is only in high school, but is already on his way to becoming a basketball star. His love for basketball started at a young age when he admired the players at Makerere University, …