Tag Archives: Ugandans Adopt

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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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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VIDEO: BEHIND THE SCENES OF THE UGANDANS ADOPT CAMPAIGN

We bring the very first behind-the-scenes video of the Ugandans Adopt campaign through the eyes of our  Communications Officer. For the  first time since the campaign began in 2011,  we are giving our supporters an exclusive  to see first hand the effort that goes into making this  incredible campaign.  

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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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Video: NTV’S RUKHSHANA NAMUYIMBA ON THE JOYS OF ADOPTION.

Rukh-shana

In this video, NTV’s Rukh-Shana Namuyimba an adoptive mother, TV star and Ugandans Adopt ambassador talks about her adoption experience and why more Ugandans should consider opening their hearts and homes to Ugandan children .

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RUKH-SHANA’S INTERVIEW PART 2: RUKH-SHANA ON HOW ADOPTION HAS TRANSFORMED HER AND HER FINAL MESSAGE TO FELLOW UGANDANS INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES.

Rukh-shana

Below we bring you the final part of Rukh-shana’s interview in which she discusses  becoming a parent and how it has changed her life . In this part she also gives tips to Ugandan Prospective and adoptive parents. How is your adoption experience so far? Has the experience been a good one? Rukh-shana: It’s been […]

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RUKH-SHANA’S INTERVIEW PART 1: RUKH-SHANA ON ADOPTION AND WHY SHE JOINED THE UGANDANS ADOPT CAMPAIGN.

Rukh-shana

While Rukh-shana is a familiar face on the Weekend Edition news on NTV Uganda, she is also a doting Mum who is very passionate about her country Uganda . We  recently caught up with her to talk  about what makes her tick , motherhood and why she joined the Ugandans Adopt Campaign. In part 1 […]

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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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Part two of Interview with a Social Worker: Emmanuel Shanyolah

Part two of Interview with a Social Worker:  Emmanuel Shanyolah

Good social work is core to a smooth  adoption or fostering  process. Below we bring you the second excerpt of Social Worker Emmanuel’s interview. Emmanuel works with children and has been in  the adoption and fostering field for years now. We hope you will enjoy the interview like we did: In Social work, the child’s […]

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