Offering HOPE, healthier lives, and freedom from foot-related diseases through education, jobs, and medical relief.

WHY JIGGERS?

It all started with an encounter with a YouTube video – a video that broke our hearts took us WAY out of our comfort zones and led us to Uganda. Along the way, we realized we could not only help Ugandan children live lives free from jiggers, but we could help Ugandan men and women earn a fair wage by making the shoes that go on the feet of the children we treat. Jiggers are not like any other parasite. The health implications and social stigma that comes with them are crippling to those affected by them. We believe there is hope for the problem of jiggers in Uganda, and the way Sole Hope makes a difference is by helping the “next two feet” at a time become jigger free and remain that way.

Suddenly it made sense that somebody had to do something about this – and we were that somebody.

Dru Collie

Executive Director, Sole Hope

TAKE ACTION

There are many ways you can be involved with making a sustainable change through Sole Hope.  The Sole Hope team appreciates and values the support and encouragement of volunteers.  Below are some of the ways you can help Sole Hope.

CARE KIT PARTY

You can make a direct impact on the life of someone seemingly a world away by being a source of hope. Hope of relief from foot-related disease. Hope of an active life.  Be moved. Be active. Be someone’s hope.

Amazon Wish List

Sole Hope has many, many needs for all sorts of goods. Portable stools to megaphones. Sheets to measuring cups. You can order stuff for Sole Hope, and we’ll have it sent along with the next group of visitors & servants.

Donate

Your donation to Sole Hope’s general fund supports our mission of offering hope and healthier lives in Uganda.

Now that I am jigger free and have no more pain, I can finally play football (soccer) again!

Mukisa

8 years old

SOLE HOPE NEWS & UPDATES

Living Proof

This post is written by a guest storyteller, Amanda Limon. She stayed with Sole Hope for the past six weeks during her one year trip around the world. She traveled with the Sole Hope team on our recent journey to Kisoro   Ruth was doing the best that she could to...

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Step Out: Uganda Internship Experience

Today's post is from Larissa, one the fantastic interns currently serving Uganda. The application period is open for the next round of people looking to step out and go to Jinja. Apply through the link at the bottom of this page!    I never thought I could...

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Thank You! – Back To School Campaign

A BIG THANK YOU FROM SOLE HOPE! Over the last month, there have been 51 people that have joined Sole Hope's Back to School campaign through $10 for Ten! That's 510 toes!  We can't thank you enough for your support and engagement with this launch! We are...

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