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Welcome to the  Jinja, Uganda

Ray of Hope Family Home!

Our Vision 

  "A loving family for every child"

To build and oversee the Ray of Hope Family Home, where orphaned children 

are part of a loving family, free to worship God, and free from poverty and abuse.

We also seek to provide caring support for other needy children in the Mafubira Community.

Our Mission

We opened the Ray of Hope Family Home in Jinja , Uganda, June 3, 2018.

We embrace Christian values and provide quality education for each child.

We inspire the personal growth and self-esteem of every family member.

​We empower children to lead healthy, happy and productive lives in a safe home and family environment.

We Celebrated the

 Ray of Hope Family Home 

Grand Opening on Sunday, June 3, in Jinja, Uganda


Bukenya Dauda​,

Executive Director

+256 772 538 515

Meet our Ray of Hope "C.A.R.E*  Team" Members...


C- Christ-centered community 

A- Appreciation for the needs of the whole child

R- Relationships with respect & responsibility

E- Excellence​ in education

Atiika Nakisige

Bukenya Dauda

"Executive Director"

​Bukenya is the Founder and Administrator of the Ray of Hope Children's Ministries programs.  He is committed to serving the many orphaned and vulnerable children in his Jinja community and providing his finance and business expertise.

+256 772 538 515

George  Bakalikwira

Pastor - "Daddy"

 Pastor George is the leader of the Ray of Hope Community Church ministries and the local outreach programs. He and Phionah are the House Parents and also have two of their own children living at the Ray of Hope Home, Kevin and Angela Joy .

Phionah Namagande

Phionah Namagande

 "Mama Phionah"

Phionah and her husband, George, are caring for over  twenty of the former

orphans who are now living as a family in the Ray of Hope Home. There is also a Beauty Salon for "Mama Phionah" who will take good care of the children’s hair and teach Hairdressing skills. 

Abert Tinka

"Boy's Dorm Leader"

 Abert is an energetic and enthusiastic​​​ role model for the boys and young men. He finds joy in teaching creative Bible Classes, helping with school homework and playing sports and fun games with the boys in his dormitory. Abert loves kids!

Anisa Coakley

"Girl's Dorm Teacher"

Anisa has a passion for teaching at our new Ray of Hope Pre-School. She is a volunteer from the U.S. She likes to  share her craft and jewelry making skills, assist with home chores and organization skills, tell Bible stories with puppets and read books with children.

Elijah Galuka

"Boys Dorm Teacher"

Elijah is a trained Christian teacher with our new Ray of Hope Home School Primary program starting this Fall. 

Elijah leads the children in learning cultural and Christian Worship dancing. 

He is also developing the Poultry Raising Program.