This section brings you the different media that has featured or directly affects our work.
The popular women’s magazine, Flair for Her published a 2-page feature on how Child’s i Foundation’s emergency foster care programme has bridged the gap of family care for dozens of abandoned children in Kampala and surrounding areas. The amazing programme ensures that abandoned children are put into short-term family placements as their birth families or new permanent adoptive families are found for them.
NBS TV highlights Ugandans Adopt Achievements
On June 12th, 2016, NBS TV Uganda hosted the Assistant Commissioner for Children and Youth Affairs, Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development – Mr. James Kaboggoza in a 10-minute exclusive interview during the news hour. The interview focused on trends in dometic adoption in Uganda, and highlighted achievements so far recorded under the Ugandans Adopt Campaign.
NBS Reporter Richard Olweny also attended our information day event on 27th February, 2016 and developed a feature story on the work Ugandans Adopt and Child’s i Foundation are doing towards ensuring that Uganda’s vulnerable children are growing up in safe and permanent families.
The New Vision
In March 2014 The New Vision ran a full page feature on why family is the best gift for every child. We are proud to be associated with Child’s i Foundation whose re-settlement program was the focus of the article.
In conjunction with VIVA Crane and The Ministry of Gender,Labor and Social Development, we held a two day workshop at Namirembe Resource Center on 28th and 29th March 2012 under the theme “Working together for vulnerable children”. The event drew various key stakeholders in child protection in Uganda.
The Sunday Vision
In response to the CNN feature, Adopting Africa, The Sunday Vision wrote a feature story titled Red flags wave over Uganda’s adoption boom. We wrote to The Sunday Vision and they published the short version of our response. This is what we had to say:
The Sunday Vision ran a two page feature on Ugandans Adopt on the 21st of April 2013. We are posting it here specially for those who missed it. Enjoy!
African Woman Magazine
African Woman Magazine ran a feature titled Adoption a worthy cause on our Ugandans Adopt campaign. Special thanks go out to Amy Fallon who put together the article.
In a follow up to the above article, the Reform talk website recognized Ugandans Adopt for their Family Preservation and domestic adoption efforts.