You Can Help the Children of Northern Uganda by Sponsoring their Future

We believe that education can empower the children of Africa and transform their Futures.

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Our work depends on your donations. When you donate to TCAF, you're making a personal investment in the life and future of an orphan, former child soldier, or other vulnerable child in Northern Uganda. Your support has a direct and lasting impact.

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Brian Omiya

Brian Omiya

Student ID # 1216 Support Me

Brian's name means in the Acholi language; 'Rwot omiya' as 'God has given me'. He is 6 years old, and lives with his single mother whom is 35 years old with six children. Brian wants to be a pilot when he grows up.

Our Mission

In a post-conflict region; ravaged by war, affected by HIV/AIDS and extreme poverty, TCAF's mission is to support northern Uganda's most disadvantaged and vulnerable children through the gift of an education.

Our Work
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Over 10 Million

Nearly a third of the Ugandan population (more than 10 million people) survive on less than a dollar a day.

One Million

The UN estimates that 1 million school-age children in Uganda are unable to attend school.

One in Five
1 in 5

Over 20% of Ugandan primary school children are orphans.

Where We Work

Northern Uganda covers an area approximately the size of West Virginia. For over 20 years, the region was ravaged by a brutal civil war. The area has been described by UNICEF as “the worst place to be a child.”

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I need to stop my contributions. What happens to my sponsored child?

We understand that there may be urgent reasons why you need to stop sponsoring a child. If you must stop your contribution, we will attempt to find a new donor to take over for your child. Anytime you wish to start contributing again, you are welcome to do so.

I have a question that’s not answered here.

For any other questions, please contact us and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

Are my contributions tax-deductible?

Absolutely. Today’s Children, Africa’s Future is a 501(c)(3) International Charitable Organization. All contributions are deductible from your federal income tax to the fullest extent allowed by law. Please keep all statements you receive, and consult your tax professional for how to report this contribution on your tax forms.

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