ASA Social Fund for Hidden Peoples
Bugembe Medi was a former street child rescued by Victoria Namusisi and lived at Bright Kids Uganda. After leaving Bright Kids at the age of 18, he founded and is now the Director of his own children's home and school, The Great Kings and Queens Children's Centre.
Currently, Medi provides support for 467 children, ages five thru thirteen. Many of the children have been impacted by extreme poverty, were former street children or are from families who are so poor that they cannot support them. He provides them with an education within the center, as well as housing for those who have no place to call home.
The Great Kings and Queens Children’s Centre is located outside the city of Kampala, Uganda. Great Kings and Queens is a primary school and home for street children located in a rural community outside of Kampala, Uganda. War, HIV/AIDS, starvation, abuse and murder are just some of the factors that orphan children and force them to the streets in Uganda.
The mission of the Children's Centre is to provide educational and housing support for children have been impacted by extreme poverty, were former street children or from families who are so poor that they cannot support them.
Great Kings and Queens Children's Centre
• Developing a basic needs fund to provide food, clothing, bedding, medical and school supplies.
• Creating a scholarship fund for Secondary Education for top graduates.
• Providing training support for staff and volunteers.
• Seeking land purchase for future vocational school.