It sounds barbaric, but right now, there’s a child being hunted by a witch doctor in rural Uganda. These children are tortured and often murdered as part of a spiritual sacrifice.
But there’s hope because our partner Peter Michael Sewakiryanga is stamping out this evil practice and bringing healing to these children.
Peter’s rehabilitation home is just one part of a master plan to make Kyampisi a safe place for children.
We are partnering with Kyampisi Childcare Ministries (KCM) to develop and execute a master plan for Kyampisi. We’re creating a ‘hub’ of support that includes a rehabilitation home for children, maternity clinic, school, church, and self-sustaining income streams.
With your help, we’re currently working on two key projects in this community:
Building St Pauls
A home for victims of child sacrifice
Many children who escape child sacrifice are maimed for life – their genitals have been removed, their skulls sliced, or their spines severed.
St Pauls will be a safe place for these children to be rehabilitated. Onsite managers and helpers will care for the children, since many have been rejected by their own villages.
Building a Maize Mill
… to fund the Weema Medical Clinic
KCM built the Weema Clinic in 2015 to treat new mothers and reduce high infant mortality rates. The clinic itself is almost complete, and we are now building a maize mill to generate ongoing income to pay for doctors and supplies.
Peter and his wife Joeline are tireless advocates for criminalising child sacrifice in Uganda. Peter is a pastor and an accountant, passionate about improving the standard of living for children and their families in Kyampisi.
As well as pastoring a church, Peter also oversees KCM – an organisation that captures and convicts child sacrifice offenders; lobbies for laws to declare the practice illegal; and rehabilitates children who have been mutilated.