AFTC works with child services in Jinja, Uganda to provide a loving home and family to children who have been abandoned by the circumstances of poverty and life in a third world country.



Deidrah McAulay-Dodo is the founder and President of Answering For the Children Ministries in Southern California as well as an NGO (non-government organization) known as Answering for the Children (A.F.T.C.) ministries in Jinja, Uganda in East Africa.

You can make all the difference in the life of so many.
— Deidrah McAulay-Dodo, Founder


  • Situated in Jinja, Uganda.

  • 31 children currently under our care

  • We are a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization

  • All donations are tax-deductible to the extent of the law