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Baby Praise goes Home

Little Praise was found abandoned in Mulago, a Kampala suburb in February 2015, at one-and-a-half months and placed into emergency care. After our social workers tried in vain to trace her family, she was approved for adoption in August. Luckily for Praise, there was a loving heart waiting to receive her. Her adoptive mother had […]

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Once an orphan, now a son: George’s journey

Little George was picked off the streets of Kampala, Uganda after he was found abandoned by his mother. He was homeless, cold and hopeless. After nearly 3 years of unsuccessful tracing of relatives and looking for an adoptive parent thereafter, we were finally able to place George in a loving family hailing from Gulu in […]

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Ugandans Adopt Ambassador Rukh Shana answers questions on adoption

Adopting a child is a life-long commitment that raises many questions in the mind, especially for someone that is considering doing it. We are delighted to have a real-life adoptive mother attempt to provide answers to some of these questions from her personal experience. Nearly three years ago, Ugandan celebrity TV personality Rukh Shana Namuyimba […]

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WORKING WITH THE CHURCH TO FIND LOVING FAMILIES FOR ABANDONED CHILDREN: GABA COMMUNITY CHURCH.

Pastor Peter Kasisrivu of Gaba Community Church preaching.

On Sunday 28 July 2015 the church organised a recruitment day to encourage their congregation to open their hearts and their homes. Pastor Peter Kasirivu* the Senior pastor at Gaba Community Church, a part of African Renewal Ministries and a strong advocate of children in loving families asked his congregation: “Some of you are the […]

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FOSTERING UGANDAN’S CHILDREN IS OUR CALL

An blog article on the importance of fostering and why Ugandan individuals should heed the call to foster.

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KEEPING UP WITH MY TWINKLETOES-RUKH-SHANA ON HER ADOPTION JOURNEY SO FAR

Rukh-shana serves Twinkle toes cake on her  third birthday

In her own words Rukh-Shana, adoptive mother and Ugandans Adopt heroine, gives us a heart warming update on her adoption journey.

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LOVE TRIUMPHS

Recently James a special boy from Ekisa Ministries  went home to love and a family,  thanks to the hard work of the Ekisa Team and  his mother’s unrelenting love.   Ekisa Ministries provides those living with disabilities in Jinja, a place of understanding and assists them in their physical, mental, and spiritual growth. In Luganda, […]

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OUR LATEST PROJECT: THE POST ADOPTION/ PLACEMENT SUPPORT SERVICE

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Why the Post Placement support service? In the past, Ugandan families looked after children from within their kinship network and sometimes these children were ‘adopted’. In other circumstances, people took on the care of non-kin children and made these their own. These children were also referred to as ‘adopted’. As such, there are a good […]

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UGANDA ADOPTION STORIES: PASTOR MARK KIGOZI’S FAMILY

Recently Pastor Mark Kigozi  a  renowned motivational speaker and TV presenter with  NBS TV visited us to express his interest in adopting  from us. Below we bring you the real life story of Pastor  Mark  who together with his wife Maureen  have three children, two of whom are adopted. In 1998, I fell in love with […]

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THE IMPORTANCE OF ASSESSMENTS IN ADOPTION

We talked to Maureen Orogot, a senior Adoption Practitioner, about adoption assessments. Maureen, who has worked in adoption for over three years, explains why thorough assessments represent a critical part of the adoption process. What is a pre-adoption assessment? Every prospective adoptive parent has to go through a formal assessment process. It is a crucial […]

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