The Lulu Tree prevents tomorrow’s orphans by equipping today’s families through the local church — through educating parents.

UGANDA

When teen mothers get pregnant (often through rape) in Uganda, they are abused in front of their classmates by teachers for “setting a bad example,” and then expelled from school.

The School of Hope was the first school for teen mothers in Uganda.

Birthed by a pastor and some volunteer teachers in 2017 in a rented hall, today it consists of a purchased and renovated school building, complete with kitchen, bathroom, rain water harvester and perimeter wall, in addition to two school dorms for teen mothers and babies, a study hall, a bathroom, kitchen with industrial stove, livestock, and gardens.

Since its humble beginnings, the School of Hope has expanded to become a place of refuge, not just for teen mothers, but for community children, jajjas and pastors — a place where the Gospel is lived out and shared through theological training and practical love.

Following are some of its students and their stories.

Click HERE to meet teen mama Esther

Click HERE to meet teen mama Eunice

Click HERE to meet teen mama Mariam

Click HERE to meet teen mama Betty