# of Sponsored Children: 10
# of Children Waiting for Sponsors: 57
Year Connected to ARM: 1997
Closest Major City: Kampala City – 8km Northwest of Gaba
Sponsorship Location Code: GB-ECP
City Population: 1,420,200 (2008)
Average Income: $1 per day
Literacy Rate: 50%
% Orphaned: 50%
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.
Project Overseer: Ps. Stephen Settimba
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Project Director: Odong Annet
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