THE CROSS HEALING MINISTRIES

The Cross Healing Ministries is a Christian non-governmental organization (NGO) in Uganda. Its founder, Odong George, began Cross Healing to extend hope and care to people affected by HIV/AIDS, poverty, drug abuse, domestic violence, and divorce. One of the ministries of Cross Healing is the Cross Healing Primary School.  The school is located in the district of Lamwo in far northern Uganda, just south of the South Sudanese border.  This area was devastated by the war with Joseph Koni and the Lord’s Resistance Army.  Hundreds of families were displaced, and the region is poverty-stricken. There are currently over 200 students receiving a Christian education in the primary school.  Many of these children are sponsored through Engage Hope, but so many more desperately need support.  A donation of $40 per month for a primary student (Pre-K and Elementary) or $55 for a secondary student (High School) provides tuition, food, and minor medical care as needed for the child.  Without support, many children in the Cross Healing program can never attend school.  

Walego Miracle

Age: 10 years -- Class: Primary 5

Tuition:  $40 per month

Akera Joseph

Age: 15 years -- Class: Primary 6

Tuition:  $55 per month

Makmot Brian

Age: 6 years -- Class: Middle Class (Pre-K)

Tuition:  $40 per month

Lokoroma Emma

Age: 6 years -- Class: Primary 1

Tuition:  $40 per month

Komakech Alexis

Age: 12 years -- Class: Primary 5

Tuition:  $40 per month

Amito Sunday

Age: 12 years -- Class: Primary 5

Tuition:  $40 per month

Arwot Mary Immaculate

Age: 5 years -- Class: Baby (Pre-K)

Tuition:  $40 per month

Ogwen Rwot Elly

Age: 8 years -- Class: Primary 1

Tuition:  $40 per month

Onek Charles

Age: 11 years -- Class: Primary 4

Tuition:  $40 per month

Nakigudde Aida

Age: 14 years -- Class: Senior 1

Tuition:  $55 per month

Lagum Genesis

Age: 4 years -- Class: Baby (Pre-K)

Tuition:  $40 per month

Walego Miracle

Age: 11 Years Class: Primary 6 Tuition: $40 Monthly

Miracle lives with his parents in extreme poverty in Lamwo, Uganda. His parents are peasant farmers and unable to afford the required fees for Miracle to attend school. Miracle loves school and enjoys playing soccer with his friends. He dreams of becoming a doctor to help his community. Miracle’s sponsor was unable to continue his sponsorship. In order for Miracle to continue his education he needs a sponsor.

Akera Joseph

Age: 15 Years Old Class: Primary 5 Tuition: $55 Monthly

Joseph lives with his mother and siblings in extreme poverty in Lamwo, Uganda.  Joseph’s father was recently killed near the Sudan border while gardening.  His mother is unable to pay the school fees for Joseph to attend school.  Joseph enjoys playing football and dreams of being an engineer.  Joseph’s sponsorship includes his school fees, boarding, meals, and minor medical care as needed.

Makmot Brian

Age: 6 Years Old Class: Middle Class Tuition: $40 Monthly

Brian lives with his mother and siblings in extreme poverty in Lamwo, Uganda.  Brian’s father was recently killed near the Sudan border while gardening.  Brian’s mother is unable to afford the school fees for Brian to attend school.  Brian enjoys playing football and dreams of becoming a soldier.  Brian’s sponsorship fees include his school fees, meals, and minor medical care.

Lokoroma Emma

Age: 6 Years Old Class: Primary 1 Tuition: $40 Monthly

Emma lives with his mother and siblings in extreme poverty in Lamwo, Uganda.  Emma’s father was recently killed near the Sudan border while gardening.  His mother cannot pay the fees required for Emma to attend school.  Emma enjoys playing football and dreams of becoming a police officer.  Emma’s sponsorship includes school fees, meals, and minor medical care as needed.

Komakech Alexis

Age: 13 Years Class: Primary 6 Tuition: $40 Monthly

Alexis lives with his family in very poor conditions. His father is a peasant farmer and struggles to earn enough income to provide for the basic needs of his children. Alexis was blessed to be attending school, but his sponsor recently dropped and he will not be able to continue in school without support. Alexis enjoys playing football with friends and aspires to be a teacher when he grows up.

Amito Sunday

Age: 13 Years Class: Primary 6 Tuition: $40 Monthly

Sunday lives with his parents in extreme poverty. Because they rely on peasant farming for income, his parents struggle to provide for their children. Sunday enjoys school, but he lost his sponsor and will not be able to continue without support. He loves playing netball with friends and thinks he would like to be a nurse when he grows up.

Arwot Mary Immaculate

Age: 4 Years Old Class: K2 (Pre-K) Tuition: $40 Monthly

Mary lives with both of her parents in extreme poverty in Lamwo, Uganda. Her parents are peasant farmers and unable to afford the required fees for Mary to receive an education. Mary loves to pretend to cook as her mother prepares food for the family.

Ogwen Rwot Elly

Age: 9 Years Old Class: Primary 2 Tuition: $40 Monthly

Elly lives with his parents in extreme poverty in Lamwo, Uganda. His parents are unable to pay the required fees for Rwot Elly to attend school. Rwot Elly loves playing soccer with his friends and dreams of becoming a teacher when he grows up.

Onek Charles

Age: 12 Years Class: Primary 5 Tuition: $40 Monthly

Charles lives in a community where poverty and need are prevalent. His family lives in very poor conditions and there is no money to pay the fees required to send him to school. Charles enjoys playing football with his friends and thinks he wants to be a doctor when he grows up.

Obedi Samuel

Age: 18 Years Class: Senior 1 Tuition: $55 Monthly

Samuel lives in extreme poverty in Lamwo, Uganda. His mother is a widow and works as a peasant farmer. She is unable to afford the required fees to send Samuel to Secondary School. Samuel has completed primary school and in order for him to have a chance at a job to help his mother he needs to be able to continue his education.

Lagum Genesis

Age: 5 Years Old Class: Primary 1 Tuition: $40 Monthly

Genesis lives with her parents in extreme poverty in Lamwo, Uganda. She is a happy little girl that loves to sing! Genesis parents are unable to afford the required fees to send Genesis to school. Genesis has big dreams and wants to be a member of parliament when she grows up.