ABOUT US

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ABOUT SAVING ARMS INTERNATIONAL

Saving Arms International is a faith based organization working with underserved communities to improve the lives of underprivileged children in Uganda, through promoting children’s welfare in slums, ghettos, streets and villages, we reach out to homeless children staying and living on streets, towards getting the off and be reconciled with their relatives. We use Christian values, child friendly approaches, health and safety interventions in order to reach out to their needs. Some of these include the use of gospel, music, games and sports. We are committed to dialogues with other stakeholders, government agencies, international partners, civil society organizations, and the society at large, in line with children’s rights, health and safety, quality measures. In our internal operations, Saving Arms International (SAI) we have the executive board of directors, managers of different projects, heads of departments, volunteers, mentoring and internships.


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OUR MISSION

Our desire is to use appropriate and efficient mitigation measures which comply with all regulatory legal equirements to resettle street children with their relatives. Our mission is to build strong Christian communities, through education, missions and evangelism including discipleship, moral rehabilitation of children, sharing love and care.

OUR VISION

We invision a Uganda free from street kids, physical and spiritual poverty. We are commited to strengthening the communities, caring for people in need and achieving excellence in everything we do. We are united in demonstrating of God’s love, proclamation of our Lord Jesus Christ and persuit of a holistic community transformation.

OUR GOALS

We want to give children and teenagers a chance to have a brighter future. We want to provide them with vital goods like food, clothes, medical support and skills. We want to give hope and love through Jesus Christ. We strive to reduce stigma, promote community acceptance and support for orphans and other vulnerable children.

OUR TEAMS

TEAM UGANDA

Kyambadde Elijah

CEO


“I was once helped by an organization. Hearing about children on streets and in ghettos that suffer really took my heart. I teamed up with my two brothers to serve these children.”

Wasswa Benon

Chairman board


“I love children and I feel it is important to help those in need. I love to see transformed lives.”

Ssemwogerere Patrick

Communication, sponsorship & marketing

“I love children naturally and my mumble ground thaught me a lot to always aspire to empower those in need.”

Nakatte Barbara

Nursery & primary school section

“I am motivated by the fact that SAI cares for the African child through provision of quality and appropriate education. My passion is to generate a productive and a self reliant population in my country.”

Nsubuga Ivan

Administrator & human resource

“The teamwork and the selfless dedication towards God’s work pushed me to join the young leaders who are a cause of a change in our country in the field of streetchildren.”

Brenda Nakabugo

Finance & accounting

“I am motivated by the fact that SAI is a faith based and God fearing organization and by the fact that SAI is in line with my passion of serving children.”

Kisakye Damalie

Outreaches, ghetto missions & evangelism

“I love working with children and SAI is there for them. It’s also a God fearing ministry in which we work as a family. It has a sense of purpose and fulfillment.”

Busuulwa Farooq

Transport, welfare, store & operations

“Saving arms is the God fearing ministry that has a heart for children.’ Its a faithful ministry that I have never seen in the whole world.”

Nalugo Ritah

Marketier

“SAI puts God first before anything else and that makes me feel peaceful. My main passion is associating with children and helping those in need.”

Erebu John Michael

Head of the Soroti project

“What motivates me to work with SAI is their love and care for young people, especially the street children.”

TEAM GERMANY

Andrea Schneider

Founder and Chairwoman

“I believe it was God’s call to start something. In a very strong dream God spoke to me and told me that I should raise children. I believe He is with me and that He has chosen me to help the children in Uganda.”

Reiner Schowalter

Co-chairman

“We can help the children to lead a better life and by that they can change their environment.”

Carolin Beuttenmüller

PR

“It makes me happy when I can be a part of establishing a better future for the children in Uganda and when they experience the love of Jesus Christ through that.”

Tamara Beuttenmüller

Treasurer

“My experiences with the young people showed me that because of SAI, big changes and hope are established in these lives.”

TEAM NETHERLANDS

Bernice Strijker

Secretary

“These children are worth all the love of the world!I am so thankful that we can give them a part of that!”

Pieter Hazenoot

Chairman

“I believe that the love of our Lord Jesus is bigger than addiction and poverty!”

Christel Kok

Treasurer

“What motivates me, is my passion for children and the promotion of safety, stability and health of the children.”

Saving Arms International

Saving Arms International is a faith based organization working with underserved communities to improve the lives of underprivileged children in Uganda, through promoting children’s welfare in slums, ghettos, streets and villages, we reach out to homeless children staying and living on streets, towards getting the off and be reconciled with their relatives.