Foster Care is the care offered to a child who is not your own. But has been placed formally in your care for a specified period of time by a Social Worker gazetted as a Juveniles Inspector. The Foster Care order expires when a fostered child attains the age of 19 or adopted. This is governed by the Laws of Zambia.
The Public Welfare Assistance Scheme (PWAS) is Government’s Social Assistance programme aimed at mitigating social economic shocks and other negative
effects such as, poverty and the HIV and AIDS pandemic.