¡Hello! I'm Sijali

I'm a 8 year-old boy and I live with my mother and father in Uganda.

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My birthday is the 21st November.

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I love drawing, dancing, playing with dolls and group games.

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I am in year 2 at school and my favourite subject are Art and Physical Education.

My Family

My Project

My Country

My Family

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

I have 2 brothers and 1 sister 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: Leaves/Grass/Thatch, 
  • Wall: Mud/Earth/Clay/Adobe, 
  • Floor: Dirt

Regional Diet:


  • Beans, 
  • Cassava, 
  • Maize, 
  • Potato, 
  • Millet, 
  • Sorghum, 
  • Cabbage, 
  • Sweet Potato, 
  • Cowpeas, 
  • Simsim, 
  • Green Gram

Sijali'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 Sijali today for £32 a month and change his life forever

Sijali's project in Uganda

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