Eastern Africa

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Stephen Ucembe - Hope and Homes for Children14 May 2019

In this blog post for Hope and Homes for Children, Stephen Ucembe writes about the damaging impacts of orphanages in the African context.

Stephen Ucembe - Hope and Homes for Children13 May 2019

In this blog post for Hope and Homes for Children, Stephen Ucembe writes about the damaging impacts of orphanages in the African context. 

Wendy Muperi - The Christian Science Monitor10 May 2019

This article from the Christian Science Monitor describes the Zimbabwean government's efforts to promote domestic adoption amidst "the twin crises of HIV/AIDS and a massive economic decline," which have left many children without adequate parental care, and some of the obstacles to building up domestic adoption in the country, including cultural taboos.

Beth Njoroge, Peter Kihara, Paul Gichohi - International Journal of Professional Practice 4 May 2019

The purpose of this study was to establish the relationship between technology as a capacity building strategy and performance of the orphans and vulnerable children cash transfer program in Nairobi County, Kenya.

Allison Gayapersad, Caroline Ombok, Allan Kamanda, Carren Tarus, David Ayuku, Paula Braitstein - Child & Youth Care Forum3 May 2019

The goal of this study was to examine whether and how alternative kinship structures were reproduced in Charitable Children’s Institutions (CCIs) in Kenya.

Eve S. Puffer, Elsa A. Friis-Healy, Ali Giusto, Sofia Stafford, David Ayuku - Global Social Welfare26 Apr 2019

This paper describes the development of an evidence-informed family therapy intervention designed for lay counselor delivery in low-resource settings and presents findings on the feasibility and acceptability of implementation in Kenya.

Tsitsi Singizi - UNICEF26 Apr 2019

This article from UNICEF describes some of the devastating aftermath of Cyclone Idai in Zimbabwe, including the children who lost one or both parents in the natural disaster.

Theresa S. Betancourt, Emily Franchett, Catherine M. Kirk, Robert T. Brennan, Laura Rawlings, Briana Wilson, Aisha Yousafzai, Rose Wilder, Sylvere Mukunzi, Josee Mukandanga, Christian Ukundineza, Kalisa Godfrey & Vincent Sezibera - Early Child Development24 Apr 2019

A pre-post design with 6–13-month follow-up assessed the feasibility and acceptability of a home-visiting intervention to promote early childhood development, improve parenting and shared decision-making, and reduce violence in impoverished Rwandan households.

Family for Every Child21 Apr 2019

Family for Every Child is looking for a Knowledge Management Coordinator to strengthen the Alliance’s capacity to transform information into knowledge, which both informs their own joint work and is used to evidence impact, and influence others. 

Işık Kulu-Glasgow, Monika Smit and Ibrahim Sirkeci19 Apr 2019

This book largely focuses on unaccompanied minors who arrived in a European country in 2015, with special attention paid to the top-three nationalities of unaccompanied minors, namely Syrian, Afghan and Eritrean minors.