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Leadership Workshop on March 11th

March 4, 2013


An orphanage is usually the first place where children end up after they have lost parental care. Once they enter the system, their destiny is decided by probation officers, orphanage administration, attorneys, etc. Unfortunately in Uganda, the measures in place by the Children’s Act to support Uganda’s Orphans and Vulnerable children (OVCs) are not always […]

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Announcing: Helping Children Home

July 13, 2012

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  We at A Child’s Voice and Child Advocacy Africa are very excited to announce a brand new initiative in partnership with major Ugandan government and non-government entities. This initiative, focused on vulnerable children all across Uganda, will be called Helping Children Home. An official launch will take place at a special ceremony in Kampala, Uganda, TBD. Once launched, a new 24-hour toll free […]

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ACPF Summary

June 4, 2012


The African Child Policy Forum (ACPF) was held in Ethiopia on May 29 and 30. The conference focused on the controversies around and alternatives to inter-country adoption. Freda Luzinda, country director of Child Advocacy Africa, attended the African Child Policy Forum this year. Child Advocacy Africa is committed to advocating for the best interest of […]

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In our own backyard (Pt. 3)

June 1, 2012


In the first post of this series, we looked at findings from conversations with families in a local Kampala slum. In the second post, we discussed implications of these findings and touched on differences between relief and development in the context of a vulnerable community.  Now, we would like to look at some of the […]

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