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This paper describes how experiencing maternal death affects the psychosocial wellbeing of orphaned youth who left school before completing high school.
This chapter examines the cultural logic of child care in Africa, focusing on one variation of fosterage, okutekula, among the Ova-ambo in Northern Namibia.
This paper reports on a longitudinal study of young people transitioning out of care and journeying towards young adulthood over a period of five years.
This study determined the perceived effects of prolonged residential care for children in Botswana.
The purpose of this study was to explore and describe the perceptions of orphans and vulnerable children’s parents/guardians about the effectiveness of Future Families’ children programme in Olievenhoutbosch as a way to explore how much they are involved in the process of designing the programme activities and if they perceive the programme as effective in responding to their family needs.
This article explores and presents the voices of children regarding how they experience their participation in multidisciplinary meetings at a child and youth care centre.
This is a qualitative study aimed to explore the need for preparing children ageing out of foster care for independent living in South Africa.
The aim of this article is to discuss the social justice implications for educational psychologists working with orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) who comprise 3.7 million of the population in South Africa.
This qualitative, phenomenological study explores experiences of resilience among OVC benefiting from programmes implemented by Future Families (a non-profit organisation) in the Gauteng Province of South Africa.
This paper presents four case studies of participatory educational research in Africa, including the lived experiences of orphaned children and conceptions of education quality in South Africa.