Baby Rose was rescued into the care of Footprints when her mother Ruth, at the young age of 16 was forced to escape her unimaginable home life.
Baby Rose was rescued into the care of Footprints when her mother Ruth, at the young age of 16 was forced to escape her unimaginable home life. African Tribal cultures are in many ways to be respected but sometimes their traditional practices are acts of child abuse and neglect. Ruth of the Massai tribe had already had her father arrange an early m...
Rose shared her birthday party with Hassan. Uncle Rogers made one of his famous cakes. The usual traditions took place, with the family singing happy birthday, the cake being cut and the the birthday girl and boy feeding the most important people to them a piece of cake. This is a touching tradition that everyone enjoys. A slice of cake is a specia...
After nearly a year of uncertainty Rose and Ruth were reunited with their family, Rose's grandmother proudly holding her here. It took a lot of courage for the Massai lady to come to see her chilldren. The connection has now been made and Footprints will work hard to keep this bond alive. What a wonderful development in this family's life.
Baby Rose is loved by everyone. Aunty Mary and Aunty Grace look after her and she loves them both. Her face lights up when they talk to her. All of the children clammer to snuggle her and she giggles away happily. Over the long school break, in November and December, her mum Ruth is coming to stay at Footprints to be with Rose - what a special time...