Transitioning to Family Care

From Orphanage Volunteer to Family Care Advocate!

I’m privileged to have recently joined Faith to Action as the Director of Engagement, eager to step into a critical role of equipping churches, organizations, and individuals with information about the importance of family-based care. As I reflect on all that has prepared me for this role, I’m honored to tell the story of how I began my journey of caring about vulnerable children. In 2006, fresh out of college, feeling called to “do more” and utilize my time and (limited) talent to care for vulnerable children, I packed my bags for South Africa, where I would attend a [...]

From Orphanage Volunteer to Family Care Advocate!2019-08-26T10:30:01-04:00

Advocacy Efforts Propel Family-Based Care in Kenya

Child in Family Focus has been advocating for family-based care in Kenya since its inception in 2012. Cofounder and director Peter Muthui grew up in an orphanage in Nairobi and later worked as a social worker at the same home for ten years. His experiences both as a child living in an orphanage and as a social worker uniquely qualify him to champion the importance of family care for children. With a team of passionate and qualified Kenyans, Child in Family Focus is working to change perceptions about what it means to effectively care for orphans and vulnerable children in [...]

Advocacy Efforts Propel Family-Based Care in Kenya2019-05-15T14:46:02-04:00
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