Nsambya Babies Home


This home has a capacity of 30 babies/children, receives mainly babies who are abandoned, neglected and orphaned with unknown background and brought to this institution by the Police, Probation Officers, local authorities, hospital personnel or community leaders who have been unable to trace any living adult relative who could take responsibility for the baby/child following the death of the parents. Admitted babies/children receive various services namely; provision of food, clothing, shelter, medical care and basic education. The duration of stay at the Babies Home is highly variable, depending on individual circumstance. In a very small number of cases, a child's stay may be as short as a few weeks or months, the majority spend more than a year at the Home with a good proportion of these who spend two or more years.