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Orphan Epidemic: Nine-Year-Old Boy Cares for Three Siblings and Elderly Grandmother

Orphan Epidemic: Nine-Year-Old Boy Cares for Three Siblings and Elderly Grandmother

One out of every seven children in Uganda are orphans. ┬áThe epidemic is largely attributed to the ongoing HIV/AIDS crisis in Uganda. Uganda Rural Fund (URF) recently identified five child-headed families who are struggling to survive against all odds. These orphans display bravery uncommon even in adults, by carrying the burden, head of household. Even […]