It is difficult to grasp the dire situation in countries like Uganda.
Many children must make a difficult choice each day:
In addition, time spent collecting clean water is time not spent in school, learning how to break the cycle of poverty.
Once an organization has committed to a long-term partnership with the village, Hearts & Hope addresses these basic needs of health, wellness, and education:
Once the basic needs have been addressed, Hearts & Hope facilitates the continuing development of the village with the partnering organization. This includes focusing on developing sustainable, small business enterprises which benefit the entire village.
Some examples of village development projects include: