Kameri Musa

    2024

    Musa’s Story

    When Musa was six years old his mother passed away. Soon after his father remarried a woman who was not keen on Musa and his biological siblings. The environment became volatile and Musa quickly became the target of that volatility. To protect himself he began living on the streets in Jinja, selling empty bottles and scrap metal to make just enough money to eat.

    Due to this familial conflict his father completely cut off ties. Musa found himself alone with little hope for his future. However, he did not give up! He began repeatedly visiting Peace for Paul’s Hope Home and asking the security guard for help. Eventually the security guard told a PFP social worker about the situation. With permission from Musa’s father, he joined Peace for Paul in January 2023.

    Musa is a very lively and jovial child. He loves playing a lot and gets along well with others. In Musa’s free time, he enjoys playing football (soccer), dancing and swimming.

    When Musa first joined PFP he told the social worker that he was very excited to get access to education because “people respect educated people.” He is now attending school at a highly ranked boarding school.

    While we hope for reconciliation between Musa and his family in the future, we are grateful he can join The Peace for Paul Family. His future is much brighter now and we are cheering him on.

    Date of Birth: January 12, 2009

    Place of Birth: Bugembe Health Center, Uganda

    Q&A

    What do you want to be when you grow up? I want to become a businessman

    Why? Because I admire people who are doing business and I want to become an entrepreneur one day.

    What is your favorite color? Orange

    What is your favorite food? Carlo (millet flour mixture) and fish

    What is your favorite thing to do? Football, dancing and swimming.

    What is your favorite subject in school? English

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