¡Hello! I'm Florence

I'm a 6 year-old girl and I live with my mother and father in Uganda.

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My birthday is the 6th May.

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I love ball games.

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I am in nursery/reception at school and my favourite subject is Art.

My Family

My Project

My Country

My Family

In my family, the adults work as a Agriculture / Farmer.

I have 1 brother and 2 sisters living with the family.

My Project

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Location:


Closest Major City:


Community:


Most Commonly Spoken Language:


No. of Residents:


Most Common Occupation:


Typical House Construction:


  • Roof: Tin/Corrugated Iron, 
  • Wall: Mud/Earth/Clay/Adobe, 
  • Floor: Dirt

Regional Diet:


  • Bananas, 
  • Beans, 
  • Beef, 
  • Bread, 
  • Cabbage, 
  • Cassava, 
  • Cereal, 
  • Chickens, 
  • Cowpeas, 
  • Egg, 
  • Fish, 
  • Goat, 
  • Rice, 
  • Sorghum, 
  • Sweet Potato

Florence's My Country

Country:

Uganda

Capital City:

Kampala

Population:

40 million

Life expectancy:

male 54.8 years, female 57.8 years

Population with improved drinking water:

urban 95.5%, rural 75.8%

Population with improved sanitation:

19.1%

Percentage of children under the age of 5 underweight:

10.4%

Literacy Rate:

male 85.3%, female 71.5%

Child Labour:

18%

Religion:

Protestant 45.1% (Anglican 32.0%, Pentecostal/Born Again/Evangelical 11.1%, Seventh Day Adventist 1.7%, Baptist .3%), Roman Catholic 39.3%, Muslim 13.7%, other 1.6%, none 0.2% (2014)

Percentage living below the poverty line: 21.4%

A little bit of history

Sponsor Florence today for £28 a month and change her life forever

Florence's project in Uganda

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