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


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


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.


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.


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!


8 years old


Shoe Party Relaunch Update 3

Over the past week, we have been sharing information in regards to the upcoming launch of our new SHOE PARTY KITS!! We are so excited for this program to resume in a new and fun way! In our 1st email, (Ian, our Country Director) shared this video explaining the...

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Shoe Party Relaunch Update 2

A few days ago we shared the 1st of 4 updates about our Shoe Party Kit relaunch! If you missed it, you can check it out here. Today, we will be breaking down the changes occurring with this program and the explanation for each change.   Only 25 kits are available for...

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Shoe Party Relaunch Update 1

Click on the video above to listen to the information! In May, we announced a pause on our Shoe Party Kits. This pause was necessary for us to evaluate the program in order to better serve those in Uganda and carry out our mission. In the video above, we share more...

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