Laying Foundation

Developing child protection laws; government advocacy

Having a government that not only prioritizes family-based care for orphans but also has good child protection laws is fundamental to the orphan’s journey to a family.

Did you know?

Ghana is in the process of implementing foster care laws so that every child in the system has a fair chance of being placed in a properly-vetted and trained foster family.

What your gifts are doing to Lay Foundations:

Helping the government develop or reform child welfare laws and policies

Training lawyers and government officials in best practices for orphan care

Encouraging interagency cooperation

Providing models and tools that can be replicated

Developing and implementing foster care systems

Your support makes sure child protection laws exist and family-based care for orphans is a priority for the government.

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