The Kenya-Italy exchange program on Foster Care is organized as part of the development cooperation project named “APRIRE: Tuwarudishe Watoto Nyumbani: Foster Care, Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Reintegration for a Future to Vulnerable Children in Kenya”, financed by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS). The program has been developed and implemented by a consortium of international and national organizations under the leadership
of Fondazione L’Albero della Vita – FADV with the purpose of supporting the Kenyan Government in the process of deinstitutionalization of children.
It is in this spirit that Fondazione L’Albero della Vita and the APRIRE project have facilitated a number of exchange opportunities between Italy and Kenya aimed at sharing experiences, good practices and knowledge on Foster Care.
The provision of such services has recently been affected by different factors including the global Covid 19 pandemic. The situation has necessitated the development of innovative approaches to address such emerging challenges. Hence, our common desire to work for and with children has been strengthened as we seek to generate new solutions for the protection of vulnerable children.
These webinars, therefore, illustrate our resolve to create platforms for learning, networking and improving the quality of foster care service delivery. The 3 webinar sessions will provide an opportunity for government officials and professionals from institutional and civil society organizations to discuss and explore how to improve the implementation of Foster care services in the two countries of Kenya and Italy.
See the program of the event