Watoto Child Care Ministries is committed to raising the next generation of Ugandan leaders. Children are Uganda’s greatest resource. Our goal is to save the lives of fatherless children. To do this, Watoto Child Care Ministries focuses on the es
Marilyn and Gary Skinner have 30 years experience in Africa. They founded Watoto Child Care Ministries in 1992, in response to the AIDS crisis confronting East Africa. Watoto created ‘child care villages’ placing eight children and one widow ‘mother’ in each home. The houses consist of three bedrooms, a kitchen, living area and bathroom with clean running water. Watoto children’s villages include clusters of these homes. Watoto villages provide holistic care to the children that live in these homes. They are built to become self-sustaining, with a primary and secondary school, a medical clinic, a church/community centre, an agricultural project supplying food, a clean water source and electrical power.