Our Mission

AOET-USA is a Christ-centered organization that engages supporters to partner with AOET-Uganda, providing orphans and vulnerable children with a primary and secondary education, nutrition and medical care.

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  • KAWOYA ABAKARI

    Kawoya Abakari was born in 2006.  He is a partial orphan, having lost his father to a combination of polio and HIV when he was young.  His mother is unemployed and struggles to provide for her 3 sons on her own.  Abakari is in the Primary 2 Class at Nabataba Primary School.  He loves learning math and enjoys reading books.  He hopes to become a pilot one day.

    Abakari lost his sponsor in December 2013, and is waiting for a new one.

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  • MUGABI FRANCO

    Mugabi Franco was born on January 25, 1999.  He is a partial orphan, having lost his father in 2006.  He has 1 brother and 2 sisters, and his mother struggles to provide for her children on her own.  Franco is in the Primary 6 Class at Butiki Primary School.  He loves playing football (soccer), and he dreams of becoming a doctor one day.

    Franco lost his sponsor in December 2013, and is waiting for a new one.

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  • BAKAKI IMAN

    Bakaki Iman was born in 2006.  He stays with both of his parents in Bugembe, but they struggle to provide for their large family.  Iman has 4 sisters and 3 brothers, and he helps out his parents with fetching water and washing dishes.  Iman is in the Primary 2 Class at Rehaboth Integrated Primary School.  He loves learning how to read, and his favorite game is keep-away.

    Iman lost his sponsor in September 2013, and has been waiting for a new one.

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  • MUKWAYA WILLIAM

    Mukwaya William was born on April 3, 1998.  He lost his father in 2005 to HIV/AIDS, and his mother passed away during child-birth in 2012.  He is being cared for by his grandmother.  William has 4 brothers and 4 sisters.  He finished the Primary 7 Class at Mafubira Primary School and is just starting secondary school.  His favorite subject is science, and he dreams of becoming a doctor one day.

    William lost his sponsor in December 2013, and has been waiting for a new one.

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  • KAWOWO SHANATI

    Kawowo Shanati was born in Uganda on November 29, 2005.  Her parents are both living HIV+ and struggle to earn enough income to provide for their family.  Shanati has 5 brothers and 2 sisters.  She is in the Primary 5 Class at Valley Hill Primary School in Iganga.  Her favorite subject is English, and she loves reading books and playing football (soccer) with her friends.

    Shanati lost her sponsor in January 2014, and is waiting for a new one.

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  • Educate

    A $38 monthly sponsorship provides a child with school fees, medical care, lunch, a school uniform, and the tools to improve

    their world.

  • Empower

    We believe that empowerment happens when people learn to provide for themselves. AOET communities focus on teaching skills and giving confidence for a happy life.

  • Engage

    We encourage all of our donors to personally engage with the children they sponsor. We suggest writing letters, sending pictures, or even traveling to the community!

  • Christ Centered

    We are a Christian organization compelled by the desire to help those in need, but are careful to respect community beliefs, no matter what.