A Hi Kulene

The needs in A Hi Kulene

A Hi Kulene's Community is graduating

A Hi Kulene’s community is making strong progress toward caring for all  its children, not just those who are sponsored. Together with other Canadians, you’ve played an important part in helping A Hi Kulene get there. Thank you!

With the help of your generous and loving support, life in A Hi Kulene has transformed. Children and families are much stronger now. The community has met its goals, and its members are working together to tackles new ones. Your support will have a lasting impact for years to come.

A Hi Kulene is located about 270 km from Maputo, Mozambique's capital city. In the local tongue, A Hi Kulene translates to "Let's go ahead," which is exactly what the community has done.

Before your partnership, classrooms were crumbling and children were forced to study outside. Illiteracy rates were high and teachers lacked key resources. Pregnant women often went without health care and infectious diseases were common because of dirty, unsafe water. Farmers struggled to improve their income and needed access better tools, microloans and saving services.

Now, new classrooms, health facilities, wells and community groups in combination with training and resources have transformed daily life. Thanks to the generosity of Canadian sponsors like you, life in A Hi Kulene has improved. Children and families have grown stronger and are working together to overcome their challenges. Your support has opened doors that will have a lasting impact for years to come.
Thanks to the generosity of Canadian sponsors like you, life in A Hi Kulene has improved. Your support will have a lasting impact for years to come. Let’s celebrate these accomplishments!  
  • 37 individuals learned about child rights and protection issues to help ensure children's safety and participation
  • 310 children received birth certificates, ensuring their access to basic rights and services like health and schooling
  • 10 people learned how to work with local authorities and influence decisions to improve services and child well-being
  • 2 community groups are engaging with local authorities to advance their rights and create positive changes for children
  • 400 children and youth are improving their learning through tutoring and extracurricular activities like clubs and camps
  • 16 clubs are in place for children and youth to improve their learning through tutoring and extracurricular activities               
  • 500 children and youth were trained in essential life skills such as critical thinking, self-esteem and communication
  • 142 parents and caregivers learned about the importance of education and how to support their child’s learning
  • 40 teachers and volunteers learned child-friendly teaching methods to improve the quality of education for children
  • 9 schools were renovated or furnished with educational materials to provide a better learning environment for students
  • 126 women were counselled on how to properly care for themselves and their babies during and after pregnancy
  • 174 people including children learned to protect themselves against HIV and other sexually transmitted infections
  • 150 people received vocational, business and finance training, improving their opportunities to earn a steady income
  • 5 farmers learned techniques to improve crop and livestock production to better provide for their children and families
  • 65 farmers received livestock, seeds or tools to improve productivity and better provide for their children and families
  • 2,225 children and adults are members of savings groups, helping families meet their financial needs and access small loans
  • 89 savings groups are helping children and adults save money and access loans to grow businesses or cover basic expenses

Explore A Hi Kulene

current conditions

To protect the privacy of children, this map shows only the general area of the community, not the exact location.

Life cycle of a sponsorship community

A Hi Kulene,  is in Phase 3

PHASE 3: Enhance sustainability

Children and families enjoy improved living conditions. They're ready to become independent and continue the work you helped start. We invite you to help another child and community!