About 132 miles along the Kampala- Masaka Road at a place called Kamuttuze, one easily notices this sign post. 10 km from this sign post deep into the villages is Home Sweet Orphanage.
Home Sweet Orphanage was founded back in 2002 in memory of Fr. Declan O’Toole a Mill Hill Priest who was murdered by armed attackers in Kotido.

Why in memory of Fr. Declan? Fr. Declan was significant in the life of one street kid, Robert Luwa. One afternoon this street kid approached Fr. Declan with a request for a coin! “Mpayo e kikumi”…meaning “Kindly give me 100 shillings”.(100 shillings is 0.04 of a dollar) Anybody who has met the street kids in Kampala is familiar with these words. Literally, the children are not only requesting for a hundred shillings, but are requesting for help. As narrated by Robert himself, this afternoon he was not asking for…

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