This is not normal. And you can change it.

  The young girls are looked at. Abused. Sold. And many are rejected. And what’s more…. this is all considered normal. The girls and young women of Kisumu are viewed as property. And although it might be culturally accepted, Lindah Nyameche will not rest until...

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Meet the Women of Kyampisi

Your husband has died. You never finished primary school. And you have five children to feed. If this was you, what would you do? What’s your next step? For many Ugandan women who live this life, the streets become their homes. Or their children skip school, forced to...

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Alex’s story

Alex was 13 years old and living on the streets of Nateete. His only way of surviving was to steal whatever he could get his hands on… phones, bikes, anything. But when he met a man by the name of Haggai, his life took a different turn. “When I met Alex, we had some...

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A father to the fatherless

Thirty. That’s how many boys Haggai has collected off the streets, brought into his home, and raised as his sons. “I discovered that behind everyone, there is always potential. And that potential can never [be realised] until someone gives them an opportunity,” Haggai...

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The memory that brought me to tears

It’s mayhem. Children running around, squealing with delight. An endless group of kids, clumped in front of the camera, pushing each other to catch a glimpse of themselves in a photo. It’s a crazy scene whenever a bunch of kids live together, but especially when...

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This thought changed everything

It all started when a group of Aussies were confronted with a thought: “Will you remember these people?” That was back in 2006 and now DIAS is celebrating 10 years working with partners in Africa. “I vividly remember the moment I was challenged to act,” says DIAS...

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What made him go from accountant to activist?

He heard stories. Horrific stories. Stories of mothers who could no longer hold their babies. Of parents who were waiting for their children to walk through the door, but they never came home. It was these stories that compelled Peter Michael to do something. To bring...

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Get them to Australia for surgery

You can get them to Australia Three children in Kyampisi, Uganda, need urgent surgery – and you can help bring them to Australia for treatment. Robert was hunted down by witch doctors in his small town in Uganda to be a child sacrifice. He now can’t walk...

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DIAS against Child Sacrifice

Last week a team from Droplets in A Stream was able to join in the first ever sensitisation march in Uganda bringing awareness and focussing on the abhorrent acts of child abuse in that country. Over 500 children and adults marched through the streets in solidarity...

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DIAS Update: June 2016

DIAS Team to visit Uganda and Kenya in July In July a team of 6 will visit all 3 of our Partners in Uganda and Kenya. They are Jen Barker, Andrew Stewart, Chris Emert, Jon & Bailey Meyers and Rod Callanan. The focus of the trip will be to finalise plans for the...

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Slow but Solid

How often do you simply want to throw in the towel? Why do things take so long? Will we ever be able to make a difference? Surely I’ve given it my best shot, so why do I feel so hopeless? Do these questions and sentiments seem familiar? Have you muttered them under...

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DIAS Update: May 2016

  Tax Deductibility: We are very happy to announce that the Australian Charities and not for Profit Commission (ACNC) and the Australian Tax Office (ATO) have classified us as a Public Benevolent Institution and this now means that all donations and gifts over $2...

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