Resources

Resources 2021-11-25T20:33:12+03:00

REFERENCE DOCUMENTS FOR FAMILY BASED CARE, FOSTER CARE, KINSHIP CARE AND ALTERNATIVE FAMILY CARE 

 DOCUMENTS TO BE DOWNLOADED:  

  • Guidelines for the Alternative Family Care of Children in Kenya, 2014.
  • Case management and Alternative Family Care Package: Implementing the Guidelines for the Alternative Family Care of Children in Kenya, 2019.
  • Gatekeeping Guidelines for Children in Kenya, 2020.
  • National Care Reform in support for de-institutionalization (Kenya National Care Reform Strategy).
  • Kenya Constitution.
  • African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACRWC), 1990.
  • National Plan of Action for Children in Kenya, 2015-2022.
  • The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.
  • UN Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children, 2010.
  • Training manual for providing Foster Care Services for Children in Kenya – A manual for professionals. The Tree of Life Kenya, 2021.
  • Training manual for Foster Families. The Tree of Life Kenya, 2021.
  • Standard Operating Procedures (SoPs) for Kinship and Foster Care, 2020.
  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ): Institutionalization of Children and Alternative Family-based Care options for children in Kenya.

 

 PROMOTION AND AWARENSS MATERIALS ON FOSTER CARE IN KENYA 

  • Posters – English 
  • Posters – Swahili 
  • Brochure  
  • Key messages  

 

 VIDEOS 

  • Double interview: a Kenyan and an Italian Foster Family  
  • Interview to a Foster Care family in Nairobi 
  • Interview to a Foster Care family in Nakuru  
  • Video Animation on Family Based Care 

 

 STORIES AND TESTIMONIES   

  • The story of M.O.  
  • The story of J.K 
  • The story of B.B.  

 EVENTS  

  • Exchange program on Foster Care: Sharing systems, experiences and best practices to implement and strengthen Foster Care services in Kenya and Italy – 5th, 7th, 9th JULY 2021.  
  • FULL RECORDED SESSIONS ON YOU TUBE:  

https://youtu.be/icIRyL6pHJc 

https://www.facebook.com/NewsMtoto/videos/198833702167882/ 

https://youtu.be/85NIJpRZYO8 

 

 ARTICLES, RESEARCHES   

  • Kenya’s Over-Reliance on Institutionalization as a Child Care and Child Protection Model: A Root-Cause Approach, by Njeri Chege and Stephen Ucembe, April 2020. 
  • Deinstitutionalization of Children in Kenya – EXPLORING TENSIONS IN THE POLICY SHIFT FROM DEPENDENCE ON INSTITUTIONAL CARE TO FAMILY-BASED CARE, by Risa Miseki, Decembre 2018. 
  • Institutional Care for Children in KenyaStephen Ucembe, 2020.