COVID19 & Challenges in the child adoption process

Episode 2
Apnao Conversations Episode:8 The COVID-19 crisis has delayed the child adoption process in India. Prospective Adoptive Parents are mostly disheartened with the delay of welcoming a child in their lives. There are some who have recently adopted but are not able to receive the followup from their care-givers because of the same crisis. How does one cope in these situations? FilmMaker & Change Catalyst PEARL GANTA speaks with IAN FORBER-PRATT. Born in Kolkata, India, Ian was adopted and raised in the United States. He is dedicated to improving social service systems for children in India by establishing a bridge between policy and practice. Ian promotes family-based care for the institutionalised children in India. In this video, he gives some practical tips to adoptive parents/caregivers and prospective adoptive parents on how to stay encouraged during this crisis. Watch this 10-minute video on FB: www.facebook.com/apnao.org Youtube: www. youtube.com/urvisioncommunications Instagram: apnao.campaign IGTV
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