Alito Community, Uganda

Alito Community, Uganda
  • Population22,666
  • Villages66
  • Temp35°C
The Alito community is in northern Uganda and is one of Uganda’s poorest communities. Here, most families grow their own food, but harvests are never enough to feed their families or earn income.

Sponsorship is helping to tackle three challenges facing children in Alito:
  1. Many kids can’t read or write well, and school drop-out rates are high.
  2. Families can’t earn enough to provide for their children.
  3. Children are vulnerable to violence and early marriage.


Partnering together for a sustainable future.

By sponsoring children in Alito community, you are making an incredible difference in vulnerable children’s lives.

Your support is helping Alito community by improving the physical, emotional, spiritual and social well-being of the most vulnerable children.

Through decades of experience, we have proven that the most effective way to help a child is to strengthen their entire community, caring for every child along the way. In fact, because of these community-focused solutions, for every child you sponsor, 4 more benefit too!

Together, we are tackling the hard problems, such as changing mindsets and behaviours to address the root causes of poverty. We're focusing on building skills, hope and opportunity for the children of Alito community.



Your support is making a life-changing impact for children in Alito.

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You’ll help train and support teachers, increase access to reading materials, promote reading and establish reading clubs and literacy centres.
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You’ll help train farmers on new ways to grow crops to earn more income. Set up savings groups so families can start and grow businesses.
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You’ll help teach children and adults about child rights and empower the community with child protection services to help them keep safe.
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“Sitting on the ground is very uncomfortable making it hard to focus and also makes our school uniform dirty.
– Annet (12)
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“This is everyday life activities where we help our parents to remove maize from the cob.”.
– Vivian (10) far right
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“My boy started suffering from a severe illness at 3 months, we didn’t think too much of it, we thought it was a normal illness but at 6 months he kept getting sicker and sicker and it’s very expensive, it breaks my heart.
– John

Transforming communities together.

We will partner with the Alito community until 2033. Starting by building trust and establishing a clear understanding of the needs of the community. We will work together to establish and deliver sustainable projects that strengthen the community, making it a place where children thrive.

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Started 2023
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Completing 2033

"When I have to fetch water in the morning and see other children going to school, I feel sad that I cannot go to school like them.”

- John (8), Alito community, Uganda

Other ways you can help vulnerable children.

<h4>Sponsor a Child</h4>

Sponsor a Child

You can help another child break free from poverty, for good. Your sponsorship will help bring essentials like clean water, education and healthcare to a child and their community.

<h4>Childhood Rescue</h4>

Childhood Rescue

Children in the world’s most dangerous places need you now. Help them survive, recover and build a future. You can provide life-saving food, water and protection to kids whose lives are on the line.

<h4>Gift in your Will</h4>

Gift in your Will

Including a gift in your Will to World Vision is a wonderfully generous way to ensure the values that are important to you live on, as you continue impacting communities around the world.