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HOPE RISING VIRTUAL EVENT 2020

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SOHO works to transform the lives of children of child-headed households and those at risk of abuse and exploitation through a holistic, Christ-centered program to heal, educate, nurture and empower them to be self-sustaining.

Growing Hope

SOHO’s service model focuses on Health of body, mind and spirit, Opportunity to learn and grow, Purpose for life and Empowerment to achieve and overcome.

Working Together

We work together to mend brokenness, open closed doors of opportunity, inspire future vision and build inner strength with the capacity to succeed.

Changing the Future

INTSABA mountain farm is a sanctuary dedicated to changing the future for at-risk children. It will change the future for them and their country.

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What is a
   Child-headed household?

A child-headed household is one where an underage child has the adult responsibility of running a household.

 
  • Every 14 seconds a child is orphaned in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • In eSwatini, there are an estimated 120,000 orphans and 15,000 child-headed households.
  • OVCs (Orphans and Vulnerable Children) have little access to health care, education, food, and basic necessities.
  • eSwatini has the highest HIV/AIDS infection rate in the world: One in every four people is infected with HIV/AIDS.

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What is a
Child-headed
household?

A child-headed household is one where an underage child has the adult responsibility of running a household.

  • Every 14 seconds a child is orphaned in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • In eSwatini, there are an estimated 120,000 orphans and 15,000 child-headed households.
  • OVCs (Orphans and Vulnerable Children) have little access to health care, education, food, and basic necessities.
  • eSwatini has the highest HIV/AIDS infection rate in the world: One in every four people is infected with HIV/AIDS.
Read the Children’s stories

Our Program Model

SOHO works to transform the lives of orphans and vulnerable children of child headed households and those at risk of abuse and exploitation through a holistic program that would heal, educate, nurture, and empower them. Our service is centered around HOPE because we often see the effects of loss of hope – loss of value, of motivation to survive and of life itself. Learn More

HEALTH

physical, mental, emotional and spiritual

OPPORTUNITY

Learn academically and life skills

PURPOSE

Pursuit of attainable goals

EMPOWERMENT

Overcome adversity, embrace opportunity

THE HOPE SEEKERS

Knowledge fuels change. Orphans and vulnerable children need to hear, see, and write their stories. The Hope Seekers Book helps give them a voice.

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THE HOPE SEEKERS

Knowledge fuels change. Orphans and vulnerable children need to hear, see, and write their stories. The Hope Seekers Book helps give them a voice.

read their Stories

The Hope Seekers

Knowledge fuels change. Orphans and vulnerable children need to hear, see, and write their stories. The Hope Seekers Book helps give them a voice.

read their Stories

Where is eSwatini?

eSwatini is a small, landlocked kingdom in southeastern Africa, bordered by Mozambique in the northeast and surrounded by South Africa. The last remaining absolute monarchy with roughly 1.3 million people, eSwatini has had the world’s highest HIV/AIDS prevalence and a growing population of orphans and vulnerable children (OVC).

Where is eSwatini?

eSwatini is a small, landlocked kingdom in southeastern Africa, bordered by Mozambique in the northeast and surrounded by South Africa. The last remaining absolute monarchy with roughly 1.3 million people, eSwatini has had the world’s highest HIV/AIDS prevalence and a growing population of orphans and vulnerable children (OVC).

Where is eSwatini?

eSwatini is a small, landlocked kingdom in southeastern Africa, bordered by Mozambique in the northeast and surrounded by South Africa. The last remaining absolute monarchy with roughly 1.3 million people, eSwatini has had the world’s highest HIV/AIDS prevalence and a growing population of orphans and vulnerable children (OVC).

eSwatini in southern Africa