She is a joyous young lady full of life. She joined Light a Candle –Uganda soon as the idea was shared to her. She is a humble and dedicated lady who has given out her energy to the ministry. She daily conducts devotions with the children and helps to coach them just to ensure that the children perform better in school. She holds a degree in Economics and Statistics from Kyambogo University.



Simon is a born again Christian and played a vital role in establishing the organization. He offers his undivided skills to ensure that the Vision of the organization is achieved. He is a loving and caring person and . Right now as the Deputy Director he has played a great role in preaching the works of the organization and bringing many on board. He has also seen to it that all children within the organization are able to attend school and are given chance to exploit their potential to the maximum and that their rights are respected.



Passionate young lady with a big heart for children. She is a loving and caring person whose love has helped bond children from the different background. She regularly visits the children in their homes and schools to make sure that they are safe and healthy; she is the organizations finance controller and makes sure that all kids go back to school with fully paid fees slips and with the required requirements. Judith is a God sent gift to the organization.



Founder and Director of the organization with a great heart for children. Bonny was born and raised in Kampala-Uganda  He has a vast experience in working with CBOs’, NGOs’ and Orphanages. He has volunteered with a number of NGOs (Child Fund Int. Good Shepherds Fold, Fields of Life, Sonrise Babies home) that work towards the betterment of children and has been key in advocating for children’s rights and protection. Since 2010, he has worked closely with the Uganda police to find foster homes for abandoned babies and to relocate them to their families. His dream is to impact  the lives of children and communities so that they can fully exploit their potential. 



Gabe is a devoted Christian who was born in Winchester, Virginia where his parents had most to minister to a local church. He later moved to Portland Oregon where he joined Hillsdale College for high school and graduated in business studies. He has a vast range of business skills and in 2010 he co-founded Sq1 Agency-Portland Office. He is a humble and soft spoken man who cares a lot about human rights, children’s welfare and poverty alleviation. He has been involved in a number of missionary projects across the globe and has blessed many. He is a Board member and has played a great role in directing and advising the staff on how best we can achieve our Goal



LTr. Hellen (as best referred to) has been teaching for over 30years and has helped groom many children. She is a devoted and very caring lady whose desire and passion to make a difference has humbled many. Hellen has been offered a number opportunities to teach in better schools with a heavy pay but she has declined them and stayed with the less privileged. She is a true inspiration to everyone. She’s the secretary to the board and very active in ensuring that we move forward. She’s also the child’s developing officer and a mother to all the children. We are very grateful to have her on the team.

Light a Candle-Uganda is a Non-Government Organization fully registered and established to create an enabling environment for the disadvantaged children and communities.
We collaborate with other stakeholders who desire to create a world of difference by providing scholarship opportunities to orphans and the less privileged children and also support livelihood income generating projects to communities.

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