Cradle of Love Baby Home

Changing one life at a time…

Moses one day old at Cradle of Love Baby Home in Usa River Tanzania Africa

"What in the world is that?" thought Moses as he walked closer to investigate a crumpled cloth on the ground. As he neared, he saw a tiny arm flail out ...


Kaden was one of our first babies at Cradle. (While we were caring for babies in the directors house. )Two of our volunteers, Sarah Spangler and Julie-Faith Handysides, went to ...

Stories of Hope: Tyson Family Story

Tyson was brought to Cradle when he was six months old. His chubby body was dressed in pink from head to toe but there was no mistaking that ...

Stories of Hope: Random Baby Story

Marie's mother died and her grandmother was left to care for her, but she really struggled to give this little girl what she needed at the baby's young age. Imara ...

Stories of Hope: Cory Story

Cory was first taken to Nkoaranga Lutheran Hospital located on the slope of Mt. Meru. They tested him for HIV and found that he was positive for the antibodies, so ...

Stories of Hope: Nanny Story

Hello, my name is Hosiana Justine and I am a care giver at Cradle of Love Baby Home. Before I began working here three years ago, my family was suffering. My ...

An abandoned baby boy was left at Mt. Meru Hospital in Arusha, Tanzania. Cradle of Love of contacted to take him into care. He was small and sickly, and although ...

Mariah at Cradle of Love Baby Home in Tanzania Africa

Maria came to Cradle when she was two weeks old. Her mother is living with HIV and was told by her doctor not to breastfeed her baby.( This advice goes ...

4 Babies of Cradle of Love Baby Home

In November 2008, four tiny babies were born out in a Masaai village, far away from medical help. Amazingly, this morning gave birth to all four infants normally, and they ...

11 Aug 2015

Little baby of  Anna is only 1 week old. She came to us with a tragic story. Her mother had an accident in the kitchen when the propane stove exploded! She died later at the hospital from the burns however, doctors were able to save her baby’s life via emergency caesarian section. The extended family can’t care for baby Anna right now, so we will love and care for her. Later we will see how we can get her into a permanent loving home. They are still deciding on a suitable name for this precious baby. Please donate this month to  [ Read More ]

25 Jun 2015

Beautiful Claira…. Please donate this month to help this mission for the children of Tanzania.

25 Jun 2015

She is 8 months old now, in 1 more month it will be the time she should have been born! She’s putting on weight and getting stronger. She was trying to lift her head up!  

25 Jun 2015

Upendo is growing up so fast. She is now in the Wobbler’s group. She loves to walk around the home pushing big toys. Her gentle and loving nature is so sweet.    

6 Jun 2015

It was so wonderful to see her again.

22 May 2015

Our latest premature baby of 7 months, 2 months early is too early… She is only 1.5kg. Her mother died giving birth and her father is unknown  

16 Feb 2015

This afternoon we dropped in to see Safinieli, one of Cradle’s ‘Crawlers’ caregivers who recently delivered a healthy baby boy. Named Nimrod, he weighed 3.2kgs and was delivered naturally late afternoon on January, 29th. He is absolutely perfect and we all enjoyed his cuddles. Safinieli also has an older, 7 year old son called Ali Nyambeta.

12 Feb 2015

Adoption is a beautiful thing, it is the birth of a loving family. Over the years I have seen many children become part of a new family. I love to see the hugs and kisses they share.In Tanzania there is a specific law that governs adoptions, this is called the “Law of the Child Act”. You can read the law here:,_2009_%28Act_No_sw.pdfOne of the requirements to adopt in Tanzania is that the parents are citizens of Tanzania or residents of Tanzania (live here and have a resident’s permit).

4 Feb 2015

Today, another of our ‘big’ boys went home!!! Raymond was a little sad to be leaving his buddy Amani… Raymond has been at Cradle of Love Baby Home for almost 2 1/2 years after his mother became mentally ill and was unable to care for him. His father is unknown. After months of preparation and assistance from a volunteer Kelsey Williams (pictured) and KATZ, Raymond and his grandmother will be receiving weekly food drops and a wonderful education for Ray! He is one lucky little boy! Thank you Kelsey and KATZ. Raymond’s grandmother has been visiting frequently for over the  [ Read More ]

2 Feb 2015

This is Joseph and Laurine from the nursery, modelling their new clothes! Pictured with Harriet, Cradle’s social worker



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