In reference to Uganda’s household census report of 2014, over 50.8% of Uganda’s population comprises of women and more than half are children aged between 0-15 years. Of this population, 90% of the families are suffering under abject poverty.
Hope of Jireh organization works with social workers to promote social change, social cohesion, as well as self and social development.
HOJEF also promotes empowerment and liberalization of children, young people and vulnerable members of the community by using various social working interventions and a collaborative approach.
To achieve the above outcomes, provision of education, safeguarding of children as well as promotion of human rights are key aspects of HOJEF’s work.
HOJEF recognizes that education is not only a human right but also a tool for empowerment and conscientisation. Education also helps people to think, feel and behave in a way that contributes to their success. Education improves people’s personal satisfaction and social development.
Taking into account the above assertions, the Hope of Jireh organization comprises of Children service department. This department has various teams that seek to promote the safety and wellbeing of children, young people and vulnerable members of the community.