Okoa ( oh-coh-uh ) is a Swahili word, meaning to save, to rescue; to redeem; or to take away from the fire.
The Okoa Refuge is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit, founded in 2008 that rescues orphaned or abandoned babies and children that are left in hospitals, thrown in ditches, outdoor latrines or dumpsters in Uganda.
“We currently house 78 children”
All children at Okoa are provided with everything they need in life (safety, medical care, food, clothes, beds, education, Biblical training, counseling, mentoring, livelihood skills, etc.).