# of Sponsored Children: 131
# of Children waiting for Sponsors: 66
Year Connected to ARM: October 2007
Closest Major City: Kabale
Sponsorship Location Code: KAB
City Population: 486,300 people (2009)
Distance to Entebbe Airport: 517 miles
Project Components: Revival Tabernacle Church & a Child Development Project
Community Qualities: Kabale District lies on the extreme southwest corner of Uganda, bordered by the Republic of Rwanda, Kisoro & Ntungamo districts. The dominant cultural group in the area is the Bakiga, with a few other tribal clans (Batwa, Banyarwanda, & the Bahororo) who also live there. Kabale town is a densely populated area with the rest of the district attracting visitors to Lake Bunyonyi and other tourist destinations.
% Orphaned: 45%
Literacy Rate: 47.4%
Primary Issues: High number of HIV/Aids cases, early engagement in sexual activities & unwanted pregnancy.
Program Overseer: Ps. Johnson Bakashaba
Program Director: Grace Nafuna