Looking after our sister’s children was the only thing for us to do

Anyone who wants to find out about the concept of kinship care and what it means could learn a lot from Khanyisela Moyo.

Khanyisela, along with her mother Jennifer, is the guardian of her niece Kelly, 10, and nephew Siyabonga, 14 following the death of their mother Ntando, Khanyisela’s sister, in 2012.

The children are full of life and clearly very happy in their Ardgrange home. Research has shown numerous times that children perform better in the care of their own family members in the absence of their parents.

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