Practice Guide: Key Models in Regard to Deinstitutionalisation in Rwanda

Carrol, one of the children we worked with, and his two siblings. Now Carrol is growing-up as part of a family and a community, instead of isolated in an orphanage.

Publication Details

Author(s): Hope and Homes for Children
Date: February 2014

This document presents key models used by Hope and Homes for Children (HHC) in Rwanda with regards to deinstitutionalisation and child protection system reform.

The paper includes a short case study of the pilot institutional closure in Kigali, our Community Hub model, ACTIVE family support, and the emerging Child Care Networks model which was piloted in Kigali and is now being scaled up in partnership with the National Commission for Children.