Odupi Community, Uganda

Odupi Community, Uganda
  • Population25,602
  • Villages53
  • Temp 25°C
Odupi community is in the West Nile region and is one of Uganda’s poorest communities. Now home to South Sudanese refugees who crossed the border to escape violence with more than 80% being women and children, including kids who’ve been separated from their parents.

Sponsorship is helping to tackle three challenges facing children in Odupi:
  1. Many kids can’t read or understand what they read, and school drop-out rates are high.
  2. Tensions can exist between refugee and host families.
  3. Children are vulnerable to violence and early marriage.

Your support will make a life-changing impact for children in Odupi.


You’ll train teachers to improve children’s reading. Provide resources like textbooks, and support kids at risk of dropping out.


You’ll help run peacebuilding activities with the refugee and host community to help the different groups live together in the community.


You’ll teach children and adults about child rights and empower the community with child protection services to help them keep kids safe.

Partnering together for a sustainable future.

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

Your support is helping Odupi 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, changing mindsets and behaviours to address the root causes of poverty. We’re focusing on building trust and developing a long-term action plan for Odupi community.

“I dream of one day going back to school, and becoming a nurse in future, so that I can treat the sick people in our community"

- Teddy (7), Odupi community, Uganda

Transforming communities together.

We will partner with the Odupi community until 2032. 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.


Started 2022



Completing 2032

Stories from Odupi Community

Did you know?

Did you know?


Winston Churchill referred to Uganda as the “Pearl of Africa” on his tour there in 1908 and the name has stuck.

Uganda’s dense forests, mountain ranges, lakes and savannas have enticed travellers for decades.

Filled with breath-taking landscapes and an abundance of flora and fauna – including the so-called African big 5 (lions, elephants, leopards, buffalos and rhinos).

Uganda is also home to Lake Victoria, the second biggest lake in the world and one of the sources of the Nile River.

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.