Did You Know That Foster Parents Are Needed In Ghana?

Did You Know That Foster parents Are Needed In Ghana? Who is a Foster parent? A foster parent is a person who is willing and able to provide a stable, secure, and loving temporary family home for a child.

 Gradually, the term foster parent is gaining recognition in Africa, especially in Ghana. This term is more prominent in developed countries. Who qualifies to be a foster parent in Ghana?

For one to be eligible as a foster parent, one must be at least 21 years old. A Relative who is at least 18 years old may be a foster parent to the child. A person of high moral character and proven integrity (Children Amendment Act). One must be married with no criminal record. Note that an unmarried male cannot foster a female child unless the need be. One must have a stable source of income. For more details, visit the website of the Department of Social Welfare. Having armed yourself with this information, you are encouraged to tell a friend to apply and become foster parents.


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