period right from conception through birth and the first five years are very critical
moments for a child's growth and development. The challenges that the family/Parent/Caregiver
goes through during these years strongly determines the opportunities and life
chances children have. Children ought to be raised in a stable, loving, family
environment for them to have a positive and healthy future. But being a parent
isn't easy and when any experiences difficulties, there is
an increased risk of problems for the children too. The effects of poverty,
alcoholism, HIV/AIDS, illness, divorce, incarceration, etc., undoubtedly very
detrimental to the quality of life for most families.
It is imperative that every child should grow up with caring
and loving Parents/Caregivers in this way the children are more likely to have
better physical health, stay out of trouble, have higher educational
aspirations, and remain socially-emotionally healthy and promising adulthood.
is therefore through Home-Start approach because our selfless home visiting volunteers
are parents themselves and understand how hard it can be, tirelessly work
alongside parents, in their own homes, to help them cope with the stresses and
strains of life and make sure they acquire the skills, give time and strength
they need to nurture their children well.