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Orphans for Christ in Africa (OCA), KAMPALA, Uganda

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Address: P.O. Box 28454
KAMPALA, 00256  
Uganda
Number of Volunteers Serving Nationally: 20
Number of People Being Served: 500
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Mission Statement


Orphans for Christ in Africa (OCA) exists with a mission to rescue disadvantaged children, using God-given resources to releasing them from the bondage of poverty and misery, improving their physical well-being, enhancing their education opportunities, providing safe shelter and granting each one equal opportunity to discover, explore, develop and realize their full potential.

Description


Orphans for Christ in Africa (OCA) is a not-for-profit non-governmental organization (NGO) based in Kampala Uganda. OCA cares for orphans, vulnerable children, disadvantaged youth and their communities in Uganda. We stand as a voice for the marginalized children & youth in communities all over Uganda. OCA supports orphans and disadvantaged children and youth in formal education, life skills and IT Training, provides shelter for homeless orphans, care and support to people affected HIV/AIDS in Kampala, and Tororo districts of Uganda. We endeavor to meet both physical and spiritual needs of all children and youth under our care, as part of our holistic approach to childcare. We provide shelter, education, food and clothing, health care, life skills and vocational training, in-kind support, child sponsorships and spiritual teaching, to orphans, vulnerable disadvantaged children ages 2-12 years, and disadvantaged youth ages 13-19 years, both boys and girls.

Orphans for Christ in Africa (OCA) is a not-for-profit non-governmental organization (NGO) based in Kampala Uganda. OCA cares for orphans, vulnerable children, disadvantaged youth and their communities in Uganda. We stand as a voice for the marginalized children & youth in communities all over Uganda. OCA supports orphans and disadvantaged children and youth in formal education, life skills and IT Training, provides shelter for homeless orphans, care and support to people affected HIV/AIDS in Kampala, and Tororo districts of Uganda. We endeavor to meet both physical and spiritual needs of all children and youth under our care, as part of our holistic approach to childcare. We provide shelter, education, food and clothing, health care, life skills and vocational training, in-kind support, child sponsorships and spiritual teaching, to orphans, vulnerable disadvantaged children ages 2-12 years, and disadvantaged youth ages 13-19 years, both boys and girls.

Mission Statement: Orphans for Christ in Africa (OCA) exists with a mission to rescue disadvantaged children, using God-given resources to releasing them from the bondage of poverty and misery, improving their physical well-being, enhancing their education opportunities, providing safe shelter and granting each one equal opportunity to discover, explore, develop and realize their full potential.

Organizational Statement of Faith


Statement of Faith We believe that the scriptures, both Old and New Testaments, are the inspired, the only infallible, authoritative word of God without error in the original writings. The complete revelation of His will for the salvation of men and the Divine and Final authority for Christian faith and life (IITim. 3:16-17; IIPt. 1:21, Titus 2:11-12) We believe that there is only one God, eternally existent in three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit (Gen. 1:1,2, 26, 3:22, 11:7; Jn. 1:1, Matt. 3:16-17; 28:19, IICor. 13:14, Eph. 4:4-6, IPt. 1:2, Jude 20-21) We believe in the deity of our Lord, Jesus Christ, in His Virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood and in His bodily resurrection, and His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal return in power and Glory (Jn. 1:1, 14; Lk.1: 26-33, Is. 53:3-7) We believe that for the salvation of the lost sinful man, regeneration by the Holy Spirit is essential. (Ezek. 36:26-27, Col. 2:13, Jn.3: 3-8, James 1:18, Ipt.1: 3) We believe in the present Ministry of the Holy Spirit by whose indwelling the Christian is able to live a Godly Life. (Acts 1:8, Gal. 516-18, 25; Rom. 8:4, 14, Acts 15:28, Rom. 14:17) We believe in the resurrection of the saved unto the resurrection of Life eternal and they that are lost unto the resurrection of damnation (Matt. 25:41, 46; Lk. 16:22-24; Rev. 20:10) We believe in the spiritual unity of all true believers in our Lord Jesus Christ (Eph.4:4-6; Jn.17:21-23, ICor. 1:2, Phil. 2:2; ICor. 10:17, 12:12-26) We believe in the imminent return of Christ in person, bodily, visibly and that He will establish His Kingdom (Jn. 4:16, Heb 9:28, Rev.1: 7, 22:7, Acts 1:10, Ithess.4: 16, Matt. 16:27, IIThess. 1:7-9, Matt. 25:31) We believe that every Man who is to enter heaven must be born again spiritually. And that this birth comes by God ƒƒ ‚ƒ ƒ¢ ‚€ ‚š ƒƒ ‚‚ ƒ¢ ‚€ ‚™s grace through faith and not by anything we ourselves can do to deserve it (Jn. 3:3, Rom.10: 9-13, Acts 16:31, Eph. 2:8-9, We believe that evangelism with discipleship of the lost (Matt. 28:19-20 MK. 16:14-16), and Social concern (James. 1:22-27, 2:14-26, Matt. 25:40, Ps. 82:3) are both integral parts of our Christian mission and responsibility.


Denominational Affiliations


Non-denominational


Local Affiliation



Program Type:


Homeless Program

Do you Require Formal Orientation Training?


Yes