The following videos serve to provide more information about what is involved when adopting a child.New video updates that examine different adoption issues will be uploaded regularly.
The Adoptive Families Association of Uganda Launches.
Meet some the members of the Adoptive Families Association as they came together to celebrate their new forever families .
Short Foster Care
Below is a short video showcasing Child’s i Foundations work in Short Term Foster Care.
Kenneth and Abigail’s Adoption.
Meet the KR Family! As ministers within Uganda, this family had long worked with Loving Hearts Babies Home, helping to volunteer their time and effort to make Loving Hearts a great place for babies. After more than a year of volunteering almost every day, Mrs. KR fell in love with one of the babies at our home. As newly-weds with a new baby already on the way, the KR Family started praying about adding a second baby to its quickly growing family. Shortly after giving birth, they adopted Baby K, who gained not only a family, but a younger sister as well. Click on the link below to watch this beautiful story:
Christian Childcare Conference Kampala-2015
This short film shows the highlights of the Christian Childcare Conference that was held in February 2015 at Gaba Community Church
The Importance of Family: A Church Perspective by Pastor Peter Kasirivu of Gaba Community Church.
Pastor Peter of Gaba Community Church’s inspiring video on why family is important, please watch.
The Ugandans Adopt Campaign: behind the scenes
We bring the very first behind-the-scenes video of the Ugandans Adopt campaign through the eyes of our Communications Officer. It will the first time since the campaign began in 2011 that we are giving our supporters the chance to see for themselves what the campaign is all about.
Ruby and Milly: A Ugandans Adopt story
Another beautiful adoption story from Ugandans Adopt. Baby Ruby spent her first Christmas with Mum and family last year. Our team was able to capture some of the special moments including Milly’s approval by the Adoption Panel and her journey home with Ruby.
Government Message on Ugandans Adopt.
The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development explains the importance of Ugandan families adopting Ugandan children.
NTV’s Rukh-shana Namuyimba on the Joys of adoption.
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.
NTV’s Rukh-shana explains the adoption process.
In this video Rukh-shana explains the adoption process, step by step.
Could you Foster?
We bring you a video of Simon, one of the little boys whom we found for a loving foster. Simon is one of the three children that this loving family is currently fostering. You do not have to be rich to foster a child for the short or long term. We are currently looking for foster families for some of the children in our care for both the short and long term. For more information on how you can foster, please call Aidah on 0776110304 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Bonding, attachment and attunement
Sarah Mirembe, a child psychologist with Right to Improved Child Health (RICH Consult) at our recent adoptive and prospective adoptive parents get together,joined us and spoke on three key issues: bonding, attunement and attachment.
Single Parent Adoption.
In this video Lois, an adoptive parents speaks about single parenthood, the joys and the challenges. This was one of the presentations at the last Adoptive parents get together that we held in July 2013.
Adoptive and Prospective Adoptive Parents Get together.
On Saturday 27th July 2013, we held another of our meet ups . This time we invited prospective adoptive parents and three guest speakers to the casual event. This video brings you some of the highlights of the events.
Working Together for Vulnerable Children Conference.
In March 2013, the Government through the Ministry of Gender, Labor and Social development in conjunction with VIVA Crane and Child’s i Foundation organized a two day conference themed ‘Working together for vulnerable children’. This video brings you the highlights of the conference that drew a wide range of stakeholders including Police from different Child Protection Units, Child Rights Advocates, Probation Officers, Social Workers and Home/Orphanage Managers.
In this video we bring you the Story of Fiona, a special little girl who narrowly escaped becoming another victim of child sacrifice.
The Adoption Panel Meets.
This video brings you the highlights of the Adoption Panel session that was held in July 2013. The joy of a couple Joyce and Newman upon being told they have been approved to adopt a child. A truly touching and inspiring video
Baby Nur’s Resettlement.
After a thorough search for his extended family and assessment by our Social work team we resettled him with his paternal Aunt in March 2013.
Take a look at his resettlement video that we have uploaded.
Saul is one of the most recent additions to Malaika Babies’ Home. This film offers an insight into what the future holds for him now that he is under our care.
Katie is a special child,she was abandoned but through adoption we found her a family that offered her love and acceptance.Be inspired as you watch this touching video.
Adoption and Alternative Care Panel
Child’s i Foundation is working with the Ugandan government to set up an alternative care system based around the needs of the individual child. This includes the setting up of a comprehensive procedure for adopting children within Uganda.
Our 2nd Birthday!
In May 2012 we celebrated our 2nd anniversary!
It is now more than two years ago we opened Malaika Babies Home and accepted our first two babies. We had a wonderful party in Kampala and invited some of our supporters to celebrate our two-year mile stone. Here’s to the next two years and beyond.
Promoting National Adoption
Child’s i Foundation ran a comprehensive multi-media campaign in Uganda to promote national adoption and encourage Ugandan families to come forward to adopt children.
Adopting baby Mary
We follow the successful story of Amelo Ejalu adopting baby Mary. An adoptive parent’s perspective of the adoption process from beginning to end through Child’s i Foundation.
WBS News coverage
We were proud to see one of our adoptive families featured on WBS News’ coverage of World Humanitarian Day recently. Christina adopted baby Tessa 3 months ago and as you will see in the WBS coverage her little girl has settled well in to her new family!
What Can Be Done?
There are hundreds of children across Uganda currently living in institutional care. What is best for them and how do we safeguard their futures? Ben Ssebuufu recently visited a number of babies’ homes in Kampala, meeting staff and children in an attempt to understand more about the problem of baby abandonment in Uganda.
What Does Adoption Mean To You?
We went out on to the streets of Kampala to find out what people really think about adoption. As you will see in this video, we got mixed results!
As part of our domestic adoption media campaign, we produced 2 adverts that have been running on NTV during the summer of 2011. We have had an amazing response from potential adoptive families to our adverts, so thought we should give them a permanent home on our website.
NTV advert 1
NTV Advert 2
Making The News!
Our campaign to promote domestic adoption in Uganda has generated a fair amount of press interest. One of our amazing social workers, Barbra Aber recently gave an interview to NTV talking about our campaign and the importance of adoption.
Interview with James Kaboggoza
To mark the launch of our media campaign to promote domestic adoption, Assistant Commisioner for Children James Kaboggoza talks about the importance of finding new families for the many vulnerable children in need.
Child’s i Foundation is proud to be partnering with the Ugandan government on this important campaign, and we hope that over the coming months many new adoptive families will be found.
Becoming Adoptive Parents
The adoption process can seem intimidating at first, but Child’s i foundation will be there to guide you every step of the way if you express an interest in adopting one of our children. This video helps to explain some of the process you will go through when you decide to adopt, and tells the story of an amazing couple who were happily approved to take care of one of our lovely little boys.
Love Is All They Need
There are many children in Uganda in need of adoptive families to love and cherish them. Some of these children are still looking for a loving family.Could you give one of them the gift of a family?
These children are all looking for loving familes to adopt them.
The Importance of Family
Capital FM Presenter Jackie Lumbasi talks about domestic adoption and the importance of safe guarding the future of Uganda’s children.
Working with the Ugandan Government
We are proud to be working with the Government of Uganda to find new adoptive families. Caroline Bankusha, Probation & Social Welfare Officer for Kampala City Council, recently spoke about how the Ugandan Government is working with Child’s i Foundation to help promote adoption and find new loving homes for vulnerable children.
Baby Tessa Goes Home
We are always sad to see our lovely babies go, but so pleased to know that will be bought up in loving families. Baby Tessa was adopted recently, and her new family share their joy that she has come to join them.
Lydia and Oscar
You do not have to be wealthy to adopt a child. Lydia, a single mother recently adopted Oscar and believes that having love is all that is needed to be a successful adoptive parent.
Joey’s New Family
Baby Joey was the first of our children to be adopted in to a loving family and recently celebrated his first birthday. His parents George and Desire have four children, and this is their story.