Bosco is the co-director of 1moreChild and currently leading a team of staff at the orphanage. He has been with the charity since October 2009.
From his youth, he has been working with children and young adults as a Sunday teacher, youth leader and patron. Before joining 1moreChild, he worked as a social worker at child restoration outreach (CRO) Jinja, Uganda. During his time at CRO, he counselled the target group for behaviour change, home tracing and resettlement. He was also heading the department of social work.
As a child he struggled in the same way as the children he looks after. He uses his childhood experiences to encourage and pass on practical knowledge to the children and young adults. His motivation is seeing formerly disregarded and deprived individuals with low self esteem and providing leadership and role modelling in all aspects of life.
Bosco loves seeing children discovering their self-worth and being creative in solving their own challenges. He enjoys listening to children as they try to explore their environments. He’s pleased to see children being able to make contributions to their communities and not waiting for handouts.
Bosco is a father to four children (Tarsis, Deborah, Timon and Joshua) whom he is raising with his spouse, Esther.
Martha is one of our outstanding staff at 1moreChild. She is a teacher by profession, who completed her primary teaching course at Jinja Teacher Training College and has taught in several schools.
Martha joined 1moreChild in 2013 and has since worked as a teacher helping the academically challenged children in the organisatio. She offers home schooling as a way of preparing the children before they can finally join main schooling. Martha works in the library to ensure that the children’s books are well monitored and well kept. She is also our senior female teacher who oversees girls issues including character development.
Martha is interested in seeing the children grow as God fearing children; social, welcoming, loving and educated.
Martha is a married woman with four children who are currently attending school. She has dreams of seeing her children complete school and prosper in life, she also has dreams of getting good medical services that will improve her health. Martha’s favourite part of her job is teaching, reading books with children and monitoring children’s performance at school.
Lydia is the house manager for plot 4, waibaale road girls home. Lydia is the first born child in their family with both parents living with her other three siblings, two girls and one boy. Lydia is a teacher by profession and has taught in different primary schools. She completed a teaching course in Moroto core primary teachers college. Lydia joined 1morechild in 2015 and worked hard in improving the academic status of the most challenged children with home schooling, Lydia is interested in seeing children finishing their education and seeing them become role models to the rest of the children.
Lydia is currently studying accounting and works as an accountant at 1morechild and is responsible for all finances of the organization in jinja-Uganda. Prior to 1morechild Lydia worked with a charity organization that supports orphans, she took care of children whilst there. Lydia has dreams of opening up an orphanage for infants and supporting the elderly in the Karamoja region, especially those that have lost hope in life. Lydia’s favorite part in her job is accounting, mentoring and counseling children in their areas of weakness.
Benson is the wakoclose house manager. He is currently responsible for 33 children in this home. Benson is the first deputy to bosco who liaises with teachers, monitors the health issues of boys, provides encouragement and monitors the children, he is the main role model for these boys.
Benson grew up in Nakasongla, central Uganda, his mother died when he was young but also lost his father in 2014. He is the youngest of 5children to parents. He is the first member of his family to attend school. He speaks five languages. Benson was accepted into one of Uganda’s top schools where he finished his A-level. he later joined busoga university and studied a bachelors in social work and social administration and graduated in the above field and works as a social worker with 1morechild. beson is interested in seeing children complete studies and become important persons in their communities
Bensons dream iso see children grow into mature christians and see them grow into responsible citizens within their communities.
Monica is currently the cook at 1morechild.she prepares meals for children and also takes time to teach both boys and girls in the same field of cooking.she is most times called ”mama” meaning mother. Monica was born in Nabireve in Iganga district and grew up there i.e eastern part of uganda.
Monica lost her parents at the age of 13 and was raised by her mother. She has 4 brothers and 3 sisters.Monica got married back in 1989. She has 5 children, she divorced with the husband because of negligence caused by the husband. She is a single mother and is the bread winner in her family, providing for all her children.
Monica has lived by example to the children by teaching them life skills, she also does counselling to them based on biblical principles. She is not really highly educated but attended little schooling in her life. She loves seeing children grow to be responsible citizens.she spends time with grown up children giving them advice about life matters. cooking has been her first job in 1morechild and has taught children in this area including cleanliness, cooking, guidance,and counselling them. She has worked with 1 more for 12 years now
She dreams of seeing children grow to be leaders of influence in their communities, grow as God fearing and seeing them complete school without unnecessary dropouts.
Annet is the house manager for kawunye lane girls home and has worked with 1more child for two years now.annet completed her secondary schooling in Amolatar senior secondary school in Amolatar district in northern uganda.before 1morechild, she worked with as packaging staff at kyoga dynamics limited industry, Luwero industries as a canteen cashier in Luwero industries Nakasongola district.
Whilst in 1more child, annet does daily monitoring of masese children, home visits to check how children are copying up in this period of covid19.
annet has dreams of building for her parents, she also wants to go for further studies to do a course in plumbing, and educating her siblings. Annet’s favourite part of her job is counselling children,and playing indoor games with the children. She is interested in seeing children with changed behaviors and attitudes, seeing them attend school on a daily basis and to see them perform well at school. She has 6 siblings and they are currently staying in Nakasongola.
Jimmy is the Gokhale house manager, he has worked with 1morechild since 2012. Jimmy grew up in karamoja north eastern Uganda where he studied for his primary and secondary education. jimmy lost his parent at the age of 13 and was raised by a cousin brother.he studied under a scholarship that supported him until he finished his secondary schooling.Jimmy has two brothers and four sisters.Jimmy joined Busoga university, he enrolled for the evening programmes since he was working too. he graduated with a diploma in social works and social administration, and a certificate in public administration.
Prior to 1morechild, Jimmy worked with Red cross and Samaritan’s purse uganda.
Jimmy works hand in hand with Bosco as his second deputy and helps in areas of administration, he manages all sports activities in the organisation for both boys and girls in their various categories.jimmy enjoys playing football with the boys. Jimmy is interested in seeing the children use their God given talents of various kinds which will help them improve their living standards,he’s also interested in seeing the children complete their education and above all be God fearing men and women in the future. jimmy’s favourite part of his job is monitoring any bad behaviour and rebuke it before it grows, playing football and using the game as a way of teaching them behavioral change, counselling the children both the boys and girls in areas of weaknesses in their lives guide them towards the right path, and am interested see the children become somebody important in their communities.
Jimmy has dreams of supporting the needy in karamoja, to create hope in the lives of the vulnerable children and widows in karamoja.
Esther is 1morechilds immediate contact person in the Masese community where most of the children come from. Esther has worked with the organisation since 2009,she over looks at both children and parents issues.esther works with parents to see that the children who come from the community are well behaved. She helps give information about any problems encountered by any child in the community.
Esther was born in Napak district in northern eastern uganda. She has 6 siblings, 2 girls and 4 boys. She went to kangole girls school for her primary schooling but did not complete studies because of family financial problems
Esther is a married woman . She also does business out of 1morechils work, she trades clothes and also makes beads for sale. She has dreams of building her own home where she will be operating her business from.
Esther is interested in seeing children doing business while on holidays, she loves to see children active in any of the organisation’s programmes like riding, etc.
Esther’s favourite part of her job is communication especially wherever there are problems faced by any child in the community and advising them in their areas of weaknesses.
1moreChild empowers vulnerable children in Uganda.