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Provide Foster Families in Brazil

by Associacao Fazendo Historia
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Dear donos,

In Brazil, most children who need to be separated from their biological family still go to an institution, even the ones in early childhood. Despite research that shows children, especially under 6, should be fostered in a Foster Family, where they can receive care, stability and a loving home for as long as they need, having the chance to fully develop.

Since 2015, Fazendo Historia Institute has been disseminating this type of foster care service in Brazil, working to end young children s institutionalization. Our Foster Care Service has fostered over 42 children, and published a guide to help other foster family programs around the country develop the service in a satisfactory way.  

And now in 2020 we are getting bigger! With the help of São Paulo s municipality we are increasing our capacity, and will be able to foster up to 30 children in foster families. A big step towards ending young children s institutionalization in the largest city of Brazil.  

We have a lot of challenges ahead but we are looking forward to it. Together we are creating new stories for Brazilian children!

Finally, we would like to share a testimony of a foster family who has just fostered their fifth child:

“We are very calm, without anxiety this time. First because it is already the fifth time and we know more about the procedures and "what will come". And secondly for the trust in the process, in the service itself, in the support we receive from the professionals. The whole process is well braided, firm, solid to help whatever appears in the way. We are available and open to deal with whatever comes! “

Thank you for your support 

 

Fazendo História Institute Team

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Dear donor,

Our Foster Care service provides home for children under 6 years old, in São Paulo - Brazil. Since 2016 we have fostered 42 children and have currently 14 active foster families.   

In 2019, we fostered 14 children, 5 of them were adopted, 2 returned to their biological family and 7 are still being fostered in our service. Children fostered in a Foster Family receive care, stability and a loving home for as long as they need, having the chance to fully develop.

Over the last years, it has been our goal to disseminate this form of care in Brazil, working to end young children´s institutionalization. In 2019 we have published a guide to help other foster family programs around the country develop the service in a satisfatory way.

This was a great acomplishment and it was only posible because of your help!

Together we are creating new stories for Brazilian children!

 Obrigado (Thank you) 

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Dear donosr,

The Instituto Fazendo História has just hosted  the  39th child by its Foster Family Service , providing family and community life for babies and young children who are temporarily separated from their families of origin. It is a transitional period that involves a lot of care, protection, affection and investment: for both children and their families. With skilled technical work and well-trained foster  families, we can transform and resignify many stories of disruption and violation of rights.

Following is the testimony of a foster family, who went through their third host:

“The child plays, grows and develops quietly while the tree fulfills its protective role. We, the host  families of the Making History Institute, are like the leaves of the tree ... Together we protect these little angels and leave them free and strengthened to go their own way. ”(Marco - foster family)

 

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Dear donor,

Being a foster family is affection, support, it is a community experience of care. Much more than taking care of one child, it is a political act. Families taking care of each other, helping each other when they most need it!

Our Foster Care service provides home for children under 6 years old, in São Paulo - Brazil. Since 2016 we have fostered 36 children and have currently 14 active foster families. 

In Brazil, most children in alternative care still goes to institutions, unfortunately Brazilians are not used to the foster family service. And over these years, it has been our goal to disseminate this form of care, as we know that every child needs a loving home and stability.

 

Your help makes it possible to create new stories for Brazilian children!

 Obrigado (Thank you) 

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Dear donors,

Our Foster Care service provides homes for children under 6 years old, in São Paulo - Brazil. These children had to be temporarily removed from their families by court order. During this period of separation, children receive care and protection from qualified foster families, that are systematically monitored to perform this function. Meanwhile, we work closely with the biological families so children can return to their homes safely and in the shortest time possible.  If this is not possible, other permanency options may be explored such, as adoption.  
We would like to share a new testimonial with you from a foster family who is fostering their 4th baby!

“We are a Foster Family! We welcome babies separated from their mothers so they can have a family experience while their legal situation is been solved. We give love, affection, attention, milk, diapers, baths, baby food ... We just give?!? We receive! We receive pure love! Like the mind, here is the soul that expands, the gaze that opens to another human being, that opens to so many different stories, without room for judgment, with much emotion. Learning, empathy, laughter, tears, arrivals and departures…And the heart, expands.” (Lumena & Ronaldo)


Thank you for your help creating new stories for Brazilian children!   

Fazendo Historia Institute Team

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Location: Sumarezinho, Sao Paulo - Brazil
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