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ADOPTION STORY UPDATE: MULUNGI THE HAPPY ONE

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Mulungi is  a happy, eight year old boy. We have known him since he was ten months old when  he was admitted to a  babies home. The social workers traced for Mulungi’s birth family and extended family members but their efforts were fruitless. During the tracing, social workers placed adverts in Bukedde Newspaper and on […]

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Foster Carer Stories : How Harriet’s love for children led her to foster

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At the recently concluded media engagement event , Harriet was asked how she is able to  afford to foster children in addition to caring for her own to which she replied that whereas she leads  a modest life ,her love for children has enabled her to open up her home to abandoned children. She also […]

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Engaging the Ugandan media to create awareness and promote family based care for Ugandan children

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In Uganda, the media continues to shape the agenda and change public perceptions in the country. However, in matters of children rights and protection, it sometimes portrays orphanages as a good solution without highlighting the harm they cause.With a view to change this narrative and encourage family based care, we invited top Ugandan journalists to […]

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”We want Children in families”- Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development

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    Ugandan Government to preserve and strengthen families by supporting the placing of children in families On Thursday 13th December 2018 ,  the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development (MoGLSD) held a one day workshop with residential care institution owners and influencers from the Wakiso, Mpigi, Makindye and Tororo areas.The “Re-imagine Alternative Care […]

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The Adoptive Families Association is Launched in Uganda

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On November 10th in commemoration of World Adoption day, the Adoptive Parents Association launched at Child’s i Foundation’s offices in Bukasa, Muyenga. Prospective and adoptive parents gathered together to share their experiences and discuss the issues surrounding the adoption process.According to the Chairman Kristian Sekyanzi, the main aim of the Association is to provide a […]

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The Adoptive Families Association of Uganda Launches November 10

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Kampala, Uganda: On Saturday, November 10, The Adoptive Families Association of Uganda will host their first gathering for adoptive families. The Association is pleased to invite any family interested in learning more about adoption or who’ve already completed the process of adoption to join this informal celebration of friends and family.The program will include a brief […]

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Can you offer emergency foster care?

Many more babies like Joan need the critical support of emergency foster families after they have been rescued from abandonment and/or abuse. Please contact us today if you can foster a child for a few weeks, up to six months. Call +256776110304 or email [email protected]

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“Adoption is about the heart”

Jotham is 2 years old. He was born with medical conditions that require specialised care. For this reason, many families had turned him down basing on his health status since he was approved for adoption nearly a year ago. But Catherine, a single mother of 3, changed Jotham’s story forever.

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Little John needs a family

6-year-old John has mild cerebral palsy which affects his movement, and some indications of autism in regard to his speech. However, thanks to early physiotherapy and other special interventions, he can now walk, feed himself, and has learnt to count and read simple words. He needs a loving family to give him a home and […]

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Tribute: Fare thee well, Sylvia Kyeyune

We were deeply saddened by the untimely and shocking death of one of our wonderful long term foster parents in Kalisizo, Rakai District – Mrs. Sylvia Kyeyune – on August 21, 2017. The gap that she leaves in our hearts cannot be filled, We celebrate her kindness and dedication to giving meaning and hope to […]

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