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 ]
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.
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: http://www.tanzania.go.tz/egov_uploads/documents/The_Law_of_the_Child_Act,_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).
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 www.katzadventure.com, 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 ]