Uganda is located in Southern Africa
How many orphans are in Uganda?
2.7 million orphans are currently listed in Uganda. 1.2 million are orphaned due to AIDs.
Typically, orphans in Uganda live on less than 1 dollar a day. Living conditions are highly dangerous. A lot of these children are homeless and live on the streets. For orphans, education is the first thing given up.
Short & long term effects
Long term- most of these children will never be adopted
Long term- they will grow up to have little to no education
Long term- Kony is responsible for turning the orphans into soldiers, causing long term effects like trauma
Short term- more than likely, they don't have anyone to help them except siblings
Short term- once they turn 18, they are on their own even if they grew up in an orphanage