Eastern Africa

This page contains documents and other resources related to children's care in Eastern Africa. Browse resources by country or category for more specific information.

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The Association of Charitable Children Institutions of Kenya (ACCIK) in collaboration with the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection, Juvenile Justice Agencies, Moi University, Eldoret National Polytechnic9 Apr 2019
Location: 
Nairobi, Kenya

The Association of Charitable Children Institutions of Kenya (ACCIK) in collaboration with the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection, Juvenile Justice Agencies, Moi University, Eldoret National Polytechnic and other stakeholders is organizing a Child Care and Protection Symposium.

Paul Mukisa Bukuluki, Sarah Kamya, Rogers Kasirye, Anna Nabulya - Emerging Adulthood27 Feb 2019

This article explores the agency enablers and the factors which hinder adolescents and emerging adults transitioning from care to adulthood, with an emphasis on the transition into work taking a case study of the Uganda Youth Development Link.

Mugumbate, Jacob and Chereni, Admire - African Journal of Social Work26 Feb 2019

This article discusses the use of Ubuntu theory in social work with children in Africa.

Fred Mutenyo, Simba Machingaidze, Walter Okello, Moses Otai, Monica Asekenye - Global Social Welfare14 Feb 2019

This open access paper documents the Deinstitutionalization of Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Uganda (DOVCU) project, articulating the logical steps that were undertaken to identify districts, Child Care Institutions (CCIs), Remand Homes (RH), sub-counties, and parishes to work with. It also seeks to categorically outline the inclusive process that was used to examine push and pull factors of family-child separation, identify households at risk of family-child separation “prevention households,” identify reunifying children and trace their households “reintegrating households,” and assess and classify in quantified terms the level of vulnerability in both at risk and separated households.

Newsday - BBC World Service5 Feb 2019

In this radio segment from Newsday, Aselefech Evans, an Ethiopian adoptee who was adopted to the US at the age of six, speaks about her support of the Ethiopian Prime Minister's decision to adopt a child.

Bercar Nzabagerageza - The New Times31 Jan 2019

"Since 2013, 3,151 out of 3,323 children living in 33 orphanages have safely been placed into family based care through the ‘Tubarere Mu Muryango’ program /Let’s Raise Children in the Family (TMM), implemented by the Government of Rwanda in partnership with UNICEF and different NGOs with financial support from USAID," according to this article from the New Times.

Agape Children's Ministry29 Jan 2019
Location: 
Kisumu, Kenya

Agape Children's Ministry is hosting a 5-day workshop on family reintegration in Kisumu, Kenya.

The Conversation - BBC27 Jan 2019

This episode of the Conversation podcast from the BBC features interviews and discussion with two women who grew up in institutions as young children, one in the UK and the other in Kenya. 

RIATT-ESA21 Jan 2019

RIATT-ESA is seeking a consultant to conduct a comprehensive review of existing literature of current policies, practices and knowledge on social protection mechanisms for adolescents and young people in the East Africa Community (EAC) Partner States.

Kate West - BBC News17 Jan 2019

At least 60 illegal orphanages and children's homes in Uganda are being funded by UK charities, church groups and volunteers, according to this article from BBC News.

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