Kenya: Country Takes Next Steps to Replace Children's Homes With Famil – AuthenticAfrican

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[The Conversation Africa] Kenya has taken significant steps to place family-based care at the centre of its child protection system. This is a break from the decades-old practice of privately-run institutions providing institutional care for disadvantaged children. These institutions largely fed off the effects of poverty, lack of access to services and education, disability and family breakdown.