Tag Archives: Fostering

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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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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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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HAPPY THIRD BIRTHDAY MALAIKA BABIES HOME

On Wednesday the 15th May 2013, the children and Staff of Malaika Babies Home celebrated their third birthday with an open day.  Malaika Babies Home in Mengo has provided emergency short-term care to over 130 babies. Over the past three years they have successfully found families in Uganda for 100 of these children through resettlement […]

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PRESS:The New Vision Newspaper on the Working Together for Vulnerable Children Conference.

The New Vision Article

Together with VIVA Crane and The Ministry of Gender,Labor and social development,Child’s i Foundation held a two day Conference at Namirembe Resource Center on 28th -29th March 2013. The conference that was themed  “Working together for vulnerable children” drew various Ugandan key stake holders working in child protection . This is what the  Ugandan leading […]

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The Adoption Panel Meets

The Adoption Panel in session Last week the Adoption Panel met to vet prospective Ugandan adoptive families. The panel comprises of Nandi Ketty from the Ugandan Police Child Protection Unit, Caroline Bankusha, consultant, Rogers Mbazira from Families For Children, Christine Sempebwa , an adoptive parent, Ruth Matoya, a child psychologist from Healing Talk, Stella Ogwang […]

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Child’s i 2012 Media Campaign

Our volunteer Martha Parsons writes about her experience organising our most recent mass media campaign on fostering and adoption that ran across Uganda in October 2012.

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Adoptive Parents Coffee Morning

FFC Flier 2013 (1)

Families For Children is holding a training session for prospective and adoptive parents on October 20th 2012 at their VIVA offices in Namirembe

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