We support the children in the place they were born.
We offer the children a warm hug and a family enviroment
Six million children are orphan or vulnerable and live on the streets...
 

Mother and Child rehabilitation Centre

    
MCRC provides shelter, food, education, medical care, and therapy to children and their parents.
Taking in extremely disadvantaged children from Addis Ababa and beyond, the center’s basic activities include feeding those in the program, providing a formal school education to the children and funding medical care for those in need.

 
 
In addition, the centre aims to help its participants recover from past traumas and to provide them with the knowledge and skills necessary to become independent and successful in the future. An extensive therapy program including counseling, art, dance and music is part of the daily schedule. Parents of the children are actively recruited under paid employment within the project and reinforcing family bonds is enhanced through organized activities.
 
 
Furthermore, the mothers of the children – many of whom have been victims of gender based violence – are given professional training to achieve financial independence. As an example, the centre currently operates a financially self sustained shop and a tailoring workshop, together with a course in professional childcare.
 
 
You can support a mother or a child at the MCRC in Addis Ababa. The cost is 1 € per day, 365 € per year. You will be informed promptly by the Secretariat of the Association about their progress. If you wish, you can establish contact with the child by letter or by visiting him/her in person. You can also participate in the program offering any sum you wish.


 
 
 
 HOW TO BECOME A FOSTER PARENT

To initiate the fostering procedure the future foster parents should:
1.    Electronically complete the relevant form. (click here)
2.    Donate the sum of 100 € as a deposit. (click here)
The procedure is completed within a few weeks. Then the foster parent receives the child’s file. The date on which the foster parent receives the file is considered as the official date from which the financial obligations of the foster parent towards the child begin.

 



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