Government has been advised to fast track the introduction of a new Early Child hood policy for quality education at this stage. The Education Act 2008 recognizes pre-primary education as the first level of education in Uganda and four programs that is to say day care centers, home based centers, community centers and Nursery Schools are recognized.
Many people in Uganda think adoption is western or for women who can’t have children but this is not true
Doreen (not real names) is a mother of four and two of her children are adopted. Her dream is to have 12 children and since she can’t have them biologically because of her busy schedule, she chose to adopt so as to have the big desired family.
Ugandan Parents who adopt children will now be able to meet and share experiences thanks to the formation of an association that brings them together. The Adopting parents of Uganda association has been launched for parents to exchange and also give an opportunity to their children to meet.
Children in the Kyangwali refugee settlement are facing hardships in attain education. Some have to walk for up to five kilometers to attend classes in a single school catering for over 2000 children.