Opportunity 7: Implementation Experience


Be inspired: A beautiful short film on the importance of the bonding in the first 1000 days

Have a look at this lovely short film recently released by the Ububele Educational & Psychotherapy Trust: “The first 1000 Days of Life, from conception to age two, is the most important time in a child’s life,” says Tony Hamburger, Executive Director of Ububele Educational & Psychotherapy Trust, which produced the film together with Bloom & Stone. […]

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Posted on 29 May 2015

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Working with government services: Lessons from the Perinatal Mental Health Project

The Perinatal Mental Health Project (PMHP) develops and advocates for accessible maternal mental health care that can be delivered effectively at scale in low resource settings. Working within public health facilities, they hope to demonstrate the need for maternal mental health services within the state health and welfare system, and to provide a model of […]

Posted on 2 June 2014

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Assessing the ability of loveLife goGogetters to improve outcomes for Orphaned and Vulnerable Children

loveLife’s goGogetter programme aims to assist Orphaned and Vulnerable Children (OVC) by changing the circumstances that add to their vulnerability.  This is done by establishing and drawing on social networks and building social capital through elderly women called goGogetters. In 2011 a series of three case studies was done to establish whether the structured social […]

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Posted on 31 January 2013

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Reflecting on models of support for children in places of safety: Give a Child a Family

In 2011, the DGMT began to reflect more deeply on models of support for children in places of safety. We were particularly interested in models that have a strong focus on reintegrating children back into communities, as well as, on the provision of long-term post-placement support. Through a grant made to Give a Child a […]

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Posted on 1 June 2012

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