Gaba A CDP

# of Sponsored Children: 398

# of Children Waiting for Sponsors: 50

Year Connected to ARM: 1994 on Rubaga Road, The Gaba Project officially began in Gaba in 1997

Closest Major City: Kampala City – 8km Northwest of Gaba

Sponsorship Location Code: GBA

Population: 1,420,000 (2008)

Distance to Entebbe Airport: 28 miles

Project Components: A Church, A Sponsorship Program, A Medical Clinic, A Primary School & A Secondary School

Community Qualities: Gaba is located on the northern shores of Lake Victoria at the southern tip of the city of Kampala.  Gaba consists of 5 major areas: The Lake Shore, the Water Works, the Educational Area, the Residential Areas and the Medical Institutions.

Most of the students in the Gaba Projects stay in the Gaba slums.  Their parents often find work as casual labourers in the local market or as fisherman on the lake.

Primary Issues: High poverty levels, large slum areas, HIV/aids, Cholera, STDs, Respiratory related infections and high malaria infection rates due to the wetland areas bordering the lake.

Average Income: $1 usd per day

Literacy Rate: 50%, Many of the mature adults are illiterates.  It is the young adults who are gradually becoming literate through the child development projects in the area (Mainly Compassion & ARM)

% Orphaned: 45%

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Program Overseer: Ps. Stephen Settimba

About Ps. Stephen Settimba

Program Director: Ambrose Lukwago

Ambrose Lukwago became a Christian in 1995.  Since then he has been involved in ministry with his church and with scripture union.  He has a passion for working with students and loves to uplift and encourage the hopeless around him.

Additional Project Staff:

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ARM Urgent Needs

ARM currently has 21 university students waiting for sponsors. Many of these students were the top performers in their high schools, and now risk having to drop out of university if they do not get sponsors soon. Full university sponsorship is $200 a month, but we accept partial amounts of $50, $100, $150 or one time gifts.

Your sponsorship includes:

  • Tuition Assistance
  • Discipleship 
  • Leadership Training
  • Mentoring
  • Missions
  • and much more... 

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