An inspection of children's homes in the Mukono Municipality of Uganda revealed that most were not meeting minimum standards; in response, municipality leaders have suspended the registration of new children's homes and orphanages in the area.
This blog post underlines the issues with orphanage volunteering and tourism, including its developmental and emotional impact on children and how it fuels the continuation of orphanages and diverts resources away from family preservation and reunification.
A new financing mechanism has been proposed in Uganda to provide financial support to Ugandan families living in poverty with children under age two, with the intention of supporting young children in families and keeping them out of institutional care.
Kate van Doore - Griffith University Law School, Forget Me Not5 Jul 2017
In this video, Kate van Doore describes the process of 'paper orphaning,' a term coined to characterize how children are recruited and trafficked into orphanages to gain profits through international funding and orphanage tourism.
This document describes and provides guidelines for countries to implement the Household Vulnerability Prioritization Tool (HVPT), a tool developed in Uganda to identify and prioritize vulnerable households for enrollment in OVC programming.
Suzanne Andrews - Catholic Relief Services 1 Mar 2017
This case study describes the process, methods and results of the approach promoted by World Education’s Bantwana Initiative under two USAID/PEPFAR-funded consortium projects in Uganda: SUNRISE-OVC and STAR-EC.