Meet Our Kids

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    Abdu Zziwa

    Date of Birth: 11th April 2012 Sex: Male Joined: 23rd November 2014 Sponsored: No The local government council (Lc1) called C4C on Nov. 23, 2014 about a baby boy who was abandoned in a bar at the Namungona trading center in Kampala on Nov. 18th.  According to the biological father his wife ran off with […]

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    Date of Birth:            February 10th 2005 Sex:                                         Female Joined:                                   December 20th 2011 Kauthara was one of the strongest kids on the street. Each time Martin went to the slums to hand out food as part of the outreach program, she would organize the other kids to stand in a straight line and […]

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    Date of Birth: 16th November 2003 Sex: Female PINNA NAKKU is a very young active girl who Martin rescued straight from the slums of Kisenyi in Kampala. She was a leader in the slum community and she already had a boyfriend at her tender age. The girls in the slums tend to spend time with […]

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    Date of Birth: December 6th, 2003 Sex: Male Joined: October 18th, 2012 DAMULIRA was found in the slums of Kampala operating as a young member of a ferocious boy gang. Martin noticed he would not line up for food when it was distributed but wait and then steal all the younger children’s food. This was […]

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    Date of Birth: May 17th, 2004 Sex: Male Joined: September 12th, 2013 WASSWA is  the twin brother of KATO. He’s very active boy, we found him in the Kampala slums with his brother, and they used to pickpocket and live off what they stole. When C4C took them two of them in, the police had […]

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    Date of Birth: September 7th, 2004 Sex: Male Joined: February 10th 2012 NAJIB is a very quiet boy and we have no history of him pre C4C days. Martin found him in the slums starving and destitute. Najib will not discuss his past with anyone and keeps himself very much to himself. He is improving […]

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    Date of Birth: 17th May 2004 Sex: Male Joined: 9th Feb 2014 Martin found Daniel on the streets in early 2014. He is a simple quiet boy, he loves being in a group of other kids of a similar age, we think he is around 12 years old. His past story is a mystery as […]

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    Date of Birth: May 17th 2004 Sex: Male Joined: 12th Sept 2013 Kato Allan has a twin brother at the orphanage called WASSWA. He’s a very active like his brother, always happy and smilling. We found him in the Kampala slums with Wasswa, they used to be pickpockets and lived off what they stole. When C4C […]

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    Date of Birth: June 4th 2005 Sex: Female Joined: October 20th 2015 Zainab is the older sister of SEBUGWAWO RAMATHAN, who is also part of the C4C family. Their mother died in 2015. They didn’t have anywhere to go after their mother’s burial as their father had remarried and abandoned the children, so the authorities […]

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    Date of Birth: 13th June, 2015 Sex: Male Joined: 10th September, 2015 Martin rescued William in the slums the day after he had helped with a Christmas party for street children. After the party in the evening when each child was meant to go back to whichever street they slept on, William came and whispered […]

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    Date of Birth: 30th January 2005 Sex: Male Joined: 10th/Dec / 2011 TERRY MUKISA is a humble boy that doesn’t have a very long story to tell. In 2011, Martin was paying her mother to do the children’s’ laundry at the orphanage once a week. She always came with her son and he played with […]

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    Date of Birth: April 22nd 2005 Sex: Female Joined 30thOctober 2012 Melissa and her younger brother Morris both live at the Orphanage after their father became very sick and then their mother left them with him, who could not provide for them. Both Melissa and her brother are now safe and sound at C4C . […]

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    Date of Birth: 11th October 2005 Sex: Male Joined: 22th March 2013 DANIEL KALEMBA is from western Uganda. His parents died of HIV/AIDS leaving him in the care of his grandmother. She was an alcoholic and could not give him proper care and neglected him. This was a really dangerous situation for young Daniel, and […]

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    Date of Birth: 10th February 2005 Sex: Female Joined: 20th August 2013 Aisha was found in Kisenyi slums, she used to clean up our serving area every Saturday so that we found it ready to use to distribute food. The local council saw how well Aisha behaved and recommended her to C4C. Aisha is believed […]

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    Date of Birth: April 22nd, 2006 Sex: Female Joined: December 28th, 2011 SHAKIRA is a young girl that Martin chose to rescue from the streets. Every time he went to serve food at the Kisenyi slums, her food would be stolen by the gangs of older boys and she never defended herself as she was […]

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    Date of Birth: 2nd August 2006 Sex : Male Joined: 20th October 2015 RAMATHAN is one of our newest children to join the orphanage, his mother died in 2015 and he has a sister who is also with C4C. They didn’t have anywhere to go after their mother’s burial as their father had remarried and […]

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    Date of Birth: 3rd October 2006 Sex: Male Joined: 15th February 2013 Peter’s mother was raped and had a little girl, she then went to live with an ‘aunt’ who insisted she paid her way by sleeping with a man that she knew. Peter’s mother and this man then had Peter, but eventually he grew […]

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    Date of Birth: July 9th, 2006 Sex: Female Joined: September28th 2012 Melisa came to us through Jane Nassuna, Martins adopted mother. Jane knew her mother who had been a widow for 6 months. They contacted Jane for help, shortly afterwards Jane applied for Melisa to be admitted to C4C. Her mother was unable to take […]

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    Date of Birth: January 11th, 2006 Sex: Male Joined: October 16th, 2013 Kiyega was found around the old taxi rank. He was noticed because he had a cool business brain and collected used plastic water bottles to sell to the juice shops so they could sell them on. These shops paid in juice for cash […]

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    Date of Birth: July 10th 2006 Sex: Male Joined: November 6th, 2012 Ian has been with us for some years now and he is an absolute pleasure to have around. His mother died when he was young and his aunt took care of him for a while. One day the aunt dumped Ian on his […]

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    Date of Birth: November 29th, 2006 Sex: Female Joined: 17th January 2013 HANIFAH used to walk the streets of Kampala begging for money and food. Martin found her at the slum Community Centre where the counselor told Martin that this girl is well behaved, gentle and should carry on her education that we believe she […]

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    Date of Birth: 13th April 2006 Sex: Female Joined: 22nd May 2013 ESTHER came to Martin in the night at around 9pm and she wanted to sell to him cooked corn in a cone (this is often sold on the streets of Kampala). Martin told her that he didn’t want to buy any, but she […]

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    Date of Birth: July 12th 2007 Sex: Female Joined: August 19th 2012 ZAINA’S Dad ran away from her Mom as soon as he realized she was pregnant. He did not want to deal with the burden of caring for a child. So Nakato’s mother worked at the steel rolling Mill. She could barely feed her […]

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    Date of Birth: December 23rd, 2006 Sex: Male Joined: May 2nd, 2012 VALENCE ZIWA’s mother passed away around October 20th 2010. His father was a drunk and didn’t look after Val or his mother. He was trying to starve Valence so he did not have to worry about feeding him. An elderly lady that lived […]

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    Date of Birth: December 20, 2007 Sex: Female Joined: January 19th 2012 Swabur was approximately 3 years old when she entered C4C, she comes from a very abusive home. Her father was a very big, tall man who abused Swabur’s mother and her brother. Her mother worked very hard in the gardens growing food to […]

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    Date of Birth: January 15th, 2007 Sex: Male Joined: October 30th, 2013 Morris came to us under the same circumstance as his sister Mellisa. Both were rejected by their mother’s new husband after their father passed away. They’re now doing well at our center. Morris has a big laugh and a big imagination. He is […]

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    Date of Birth: August 12th, 2007 Sex: Female Joined: December 8th, 2013 Macy Nanbalirwa father passed away leaving her and her sister Nabwami, in the care of their mother. The mother remarried a man that already had many children. The stepfather said he couldn’t care for the girls financially or physically because he had many […]

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    Date of Birth: 22nd April 2007 Sex: Female Joined: 28th December 2013 HAFISWA known as Shakira likes reading and writing, she wants to become a doctor, her dad was killed by unknown robbers, and her mum killed herself with a rope so Hafiswa was left alone with her step brother, who also disappeared. Mama Jane […]

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    Date of Birth: January 15th, 2005 Sex: Female Joined: May 10th 2013 MASIE is the younger sister to Hope, she doesn’t have a long story. We found her through her older sister, who was always scrounging for food to feed the both of them. We wanted to take them in as Hope was standing high […]

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    Date of Birth: September 20th, 2007 Sex: Male Joined: July 5th, 2012 Ibrah used to sit in the same place every day begging for food wearing just a pair of dirty old shorts. Martin observed him for several days whilst passing by until one day in the absence of money Martin gave him a T-Shirt […]

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    Date of Birth: April 13th, 2003 Sex: Female Joined: May 10th 2013 HOPE is one of C4C brightest stars. She excels in class and has excellent grades in all subjects. Martin met her several times whilst distributing food in the Williams area of Kampala. After several meetings Martin followed her back to where she stayed […]

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    Date of Birth: 30th April 2007 Sex: Male Joined: 20th January 2014 DAVID was rescued from Hoima Road, Kampala near the Lubigi swamp, eating mangos, he was holding a big black bag full of scrap. This was his way of making a small amount of money to survive when sleeping rough, he would sell it […]

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    Date of Birth: 15th July 2008 Sex: Female Joined: 8th December 2014 Winnie is a friendly and helpful little soul. She enjoys writing, colouring and playing hide and seek, and wants to be an artist when she grows up. She doesn’t know her story but we knew her mother before she sadly died of HIV, […]

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    Date of Birth: 6th September 2008 Sex: Male Joined: 18thMarch, 2012 RAHMAN MUKISA comes from Nansana, an area of Kampala, which is where C4C had their first home. He always used to come to the orphanage at lunch times, and never wanted to go home. Martin became concerned and wanted to find out where this […]

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    Date of Birth: 11th March 2006 Sex: Female Joined: 8th December 2013 Macy’s father passed away leaving her and her sister Nambalirwa, in the care of their mother. The mother remarried a man that already had many children. Most stepchildren are not treated well in Uganda and unfortunately become outcasts by the new stepparents. The […]

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    Date of Birth: 2008 UnKnown Sex: Female Joined: September 30th 2012 KIRAGA (her Nickname is Masie) Was found in the slums whilst Martin was distributing Food. According to the people in the slums her mother was taken to prison and Kiraga was dumped in the slums. She has been with us since the age of […]

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    Date of Birth: 11th April 2008 Sex: Male Joined: 20th December 2013 Constant is a lovely little boy, he loves playing football with Victor. Martin found him in the Kisenyi slums when he was handing out food to the homeless. We don’t have a long story about Constant because we don’t know exactly where he […]

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    Date of Birth: 18th July, 2016 Sex: Female Joined: 20thFebruary 2014 Vivian used to work with her mother cooking porridge for workers on the streets as a young girl. She helped her mother to serve customers, and many drunk men would bother her at night on the streets. Vivian’s mother found out about C4C and […]

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    Date of Birth: 13th April, 2009 Sex: Male Joined: 20th February 2012 Victor was brought to C4C in mid-February 2012 by an elderly lady and man on a boda boda (motorcycle taxi) who claimed to have rescued him. Victor looked a lot like the boda boda driver but he was very quick to deny that […]

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    Date of Birth: 14th October, 2009 Sex: Male Joined: 18th November 2014 Both of Trasol’s parents died of HIV and he was brought up by his aunt who was earning a living as a prostitute in Kampala. This lady was very open and when she came to our office, told us that they didn’t have […]


    Date of Birth: December 24th, 2009 Sex: Male Joined: April 30th, 2013 Majid is one of the many AIDS orphans in Uganda his mother died from HIV/AIDS. Before she died the HIV/AIDS went to her brain and she became schizophrenic. Her grandmother also suffered from HIV/AIDS and was severely bedridden most of the time. She […]

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    Date of Birth: 23rd November 2009 Sex: Male Joined: 4th February 2013 JUNIOR is a very loving boy. Martin first found out about him from someone at an organization called Devine Touch. We were told that his mother had died sometime after giving birth to him and there was no one capable of caring for […]

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    Date of Birth: 6th September 2009 Sex: Male Joined: 10th August 2013 The location of David’s’ father is unknown. Eric’s mother didn’t care for him so he had to go to live with the grandmother in the hope of being cared for. The grandmother was not physically or financially able to care for him so […]

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    Date of Birth: May 16th 2009 Sex: Female Joined: Jan 26th 2014 Claire arrived at the orphanage in a rather unorthodox fashion. She was found one morning outside the orphanage gates. When asked what she was doing she said she was waiting for her aunty to return and pick her up. So we invited her […]


    Date of Birth: 2nd January 2010 Sex: Female Trisha is a jolly girl who doesn’t have an easy story. Her mother is a diagnosed psychiatric case, and a drug dealer made her pregnant and left her there on the streets. She was brought up by an organization called Mercy Link in Jinja (a suburb of […]

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    Date of Birth: 3rd November 2010 Sex: Female Joined: 29th October 2014 Maria Namagembe is the child of a young adolescent girl that was raped by a lunatic man in a slum called Kosovo of the village Lusaze. Her mother got infected with HIV Aids and died. Maria was severely psychologically affected. Maria has been […]

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    Date of Birth: August 19th, 2010 Sex: Male Joined: March 30th, 2014 LATIF’s Mother had a very complicated pregnancy and died soon after Latif was born. His father was a truck driver and was unable to take care of a one-day old child so he gave little Latif to his sister. Latif lived with his […]

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    Date of birth Unknown 2009 Sex: Male Joined August 2014 We know IBRA was born in 2009 but we are not sure of the date due to his circumstances. He came to us through a police friend called Afande Muhumuza who was familiar with him at the police station in Kakiri. One day Ibra’s mother […]

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    Date of Birth: 7th March, 2011 Sex: Female Joined: 20th January 2014 Both of Shirat’s parents passed away from HIV leaving her uncle to take care of her. The uncle was not physically or financially able to take care of her. So one day this poor uncle decided to go to Wadegeya Mosque to ask […]

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    Date of Birth: 16th March 2011 Sex: Male Joined: 6th November 2014 Both of Saul’s parents have passed away. His mother died after giving birth to him and in 2012 his father died leaving Saul with his uncle. The uncle was not physically or financially able to take care of him, and he was brought […]


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