Ministry Challenges

Involvement of partner communities in the ownership and management INUG supported institutions such as Schools and the Health Centre plus other project interventions still needs enhancing if sustainability of such interventions is to be realized sooner than later.Low donor funds have put a lot of pressure on the program interventions thereby hindering implementation of some activities and expansion drive. The need is great as manifested in low levels of incomes and food insecurity by households in the partnering communities. OVCs care and support and protection of their rights needs a lot more improvements. Capacities of communities and OVC care givers need building to eliminate issues of child sacrifice, School drop outs, defilement, teenage pregnancy, child right abuses involving physical and mental torture remains an area of concern. Mobile sponsored OVCs move out of the project area causes inconvenience to child sponsors and affects growth of OVCs in sponsorship and the Organizational plans Transportation of referred patients at Makonge Community health Centre remains a major challenge due to shortage of funds to fuel the available old Health Centre Ambulance. The number of pregnant women delivering at the Health Centre remains low as mothers prefer to be
delivered by community based Traditional Birth Attendants Majority of households believe and practice witchcraft and African traditional forms of worship. This partly explains the existing practice of
child sacrifice, violence, moral decay and also hampers the spread of the Gospel of the Good News of Jesus Christ.