€ 45.000 until 2023
Manila, The Philippines
Selection and training of foster families
Children who (temporarily) cannot live at home unfortunately often end up in large-scale residential care centers in Manila. Growing up in a family setting is generally better for the development of children. This is also more efficient regarding the costs.
Our Philippino partner organisation Kaisahang Buhay Foundation (KBF) provides foster care as alternative care for children in need. Currently they support 37 foster families and will annually train 16 new families.
A home for 100 children
Because of Wereldkinderen’s support, around 100 children in need of care will find a family-based home, instead of institutional care, until they can return to their family or find a long term alternative care. Wereldkinderen helps these children, by supporting the social workers that select, guide and educate the foster families.
In 2021, KBF was able to help children, parents and caregivers, families and social/community workers by: