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The idea was conceived in 2011 when Child Survival Centre hosted an East African Orphan Summit for the first time. There was a need to form a Network of likeminded Organizations that would steer the country to begin to practice Alternative Family Care for Children. CSC then reached out to Organizations especially the ones that attended the conference to take the conversation higher.

In 2013, the Organizations pulled a big CHILD ADOPTION CONFERENCE in Hilton Hotel which was an eye opener. It gave us the energy to push for the Organizations to come together for there were several problems that could only to be addressed substantially by a different Organization other than the current players in the Child Protection circle.

In 2016, the initiative was launched at Brackenhurst, Limuru and the members present elected an interim office which was to steer the registration. It finally got registered in October 2017 with the Registrar of Societies as a Non-Profit Organization.

In 2017, Alternative Children Care Alliance was finally founded and registered as a consortium of over 20 Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) working on child protection with an aim of working together to make Kenya one of the best and safest places in the Africa region for children as envisioned in the International treaties, the Kenyan Constitution and UNCRC provisions on Children Rights.

These are the Organizations that formed the Board to take it further, Child Survival Centre, Buckner Kenya, and Little Angels Network, Feed the Children, Compassion International and Girl Child Network.

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ACCA at a glance

1. ACCA Vision
To be a society where all children have access to parental and holistic care.
To protect and promote family care for Orphans and Vulnerable children
| Integrity. | Professionalism. | Accountability. | Child Centered. | Excellence. |
ACCA will work towards building networks with churches, faith based organisations and any likeminded institutions and Organizations in ensuring the fulfilment of our vision.
ACCA is privileged to have within our Alliance a range of expertise from Adoption Agencies, professionals, Legal experts on matters Children Rights, Children Rights Advocates, Children Officers , Faith leaders as well as Organisational strategic experts. With all these, ACCA will offer both technical and Spiritual expertise to all our partners? depending on their needs.
ACCA focuses on the following thematic areas: Orphan Sunday, East African Orphan Summit, Awareness Creation and Sensitization, Training of Trainers and Capacity Building
ACCA membership is open to subscription from institutions, organisations, Individuals, Churches, Legal and like-minded organisations with an interest in Children Protection and more specifically Alternative Family Care for Children.
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