Saving Orphans through Healthcare and Outreach (SOHO) improves the lives of orphans and vulnerable children of child-headed households in communities devastated by HIV/AIDS through programs that work to heal, educate, feed, empower and nurture.
A child-headed household is one where an underage child has the adult responsibility of running a household. Some child heads of household are as young as nine years old. Children of child-headed households may be orphans, or abandoned. Learn more.
In just five years, SOHO’s initiatives to aid child-headed households have given new hope to numerous children. Yet these children, and thousands more, are still overwhelmed by the struggle for survival. With their childhoods stripped away, and their lives hanging in the balance — they have no vision, no voice, and no sense of self-value. Yet, we call them ‘Hope Seekers.’
We moved back to the states about two months ago, looking for jobs. Perhaps, and to our surprise, the most interesting/frustrating/complicated adventure yet. In the meantime, I decided to reach out to a group that I worked with in 2013,…Read More