Cradle of Love Baby Home

Changing one life at a time…

Moses one day old at Cradle of Love Baby Home in Usa River Tanzania Africa

"What in the world is that?" thought Moses as he walked closer to investigate a crumpled cloth on the ground. As he neared, he saw a tiny arm flail out ...

Kaden was one of our first babies at Cradle. (While we were caring for babies in the directors house. )Two of our volunteers, Sarah Spangler and Julie-Faith Handysides, went to ...

Tyson was brought to Cradle when he was six months old. His chubby body was dressed in pink from head to toe but there was no mistaking that ...

Marie's mother died and her grandmother was left to care for her, but she really struggled to give this little girl what she needed at the baby's young age. Imara ...

Cory was first taken to Nkoaranga Lutheran Hospital located on the slope of Mt. Meru. They tested him for HIV and found that he was positive for the antibodies, so ...

Hello, my name is Hosiana Justine and I am a care giver at Cradle of Love Baby Home. Before I began working here three years ago, my family was suffering. My ...

An abandoned baby boy was left at Mt. Meru Hospital in Arusha, Tanzania. Cradle of Love of contacted to take him into care. He was small and sickly, and although ...

Maria came to Cradle when she was two weeks old. Her mother is living with HIV and was told by her doctor not to breastfeed her baby.( This advice goes ...

In November 2008, four tiny babies were born out in a Masaai village, far away from medical help. Amazingly, this morning gave birth to all four infants normally, and they ...

12 Mar 2016

Elizabeth joined us this week and will replace Sarah as Cradle’s staff supervisor/office manager. Elizabeth is 34 years old and a single mum to three children. An 8 year old son and twins (boy & girl) who are 4 1/2 years old. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with children, reading and travelling. Elizabeth worked as a secretary in Kenya at a herbal clinic, teaching the clients about nutrition. We love this as ‘nutrition’ is one of the biggest things Cradle aims towards. Healthy children and healthy living! Prior to coming to Cradle, She worked in Tanzania with  [ Read More ]

7 Mar 2016

Sunshine with the Wobblers late this afternoon. FRIDA ELSHADAI CONSTANZIA JOSEPH RIZIWAN NORIN JUSTINA The group with Nanny Ester

1 Mar 2016

I write this with tears in my eyes and an ache in my heart for this dear little boy with his tear streaked face and search for comfort by sucking furiously on his fingers. He was found late in the evening, in a village called ‘Pata yombe’ in Kikatiti, abandoned by his mother in the middle of the thick bush with no blanket and crying hysterically. He is lucky to be alive as Hyena’s are common in this area. Mary, the police woman pictured below, along with Edward, the man that found him (centre) and the village leader brought him  [ Read More ]

29 Feb 2016

Richard, Nikolas, Recho and Ndanini enjoying the outdoors.

26 Feb 2016

This afternoon the toddlers had so much fun running around and climbing through the tunnel! They are such, happy, playful and healthy children who LOVE to laugh! Jackson Jackson Isaya Glory Tackles with Isaya and Junior! Gift Noel Karim, our soccer star!        

17 Nov 2015

Although part of the Loudermilk’s family for almost 2 years now, today Kamila (new name) officially became a Loudermilk with the adoption approval given by the judge! We are so pleased to see this sweet girl grow with her lovely family. A Note From Her New Family: So sweet! 677 days ago we brought this sweet little girl home. She has completely stolen our hearts and watching her become a sister and a daughter has been beautiful. Today we are thrilled that she got her new forever name, Kamila Love Loudermilk. We are so thankful for her life, and that  [ Read More ]

30 Oct 2015

Clara came to Cradle of Love in late February at the age of 6 months old. Her mother is ‘crazy’ and incapable of caring for her. After 8 months in our care, Clara is doing so well. She is now 14 months old and ready to be reunited with family. After a home study visit and approval from social welfare, Clara was able to go home to her grandmother, Ester and 4 year old sister, Vanessa. Ester is very poor and survives by selling a few vegetables when she can. Her local SDA church has offered to help by providing  [ Read More ]

11 Aug 2015

Little baby of ¬†Anna is only 1 week old. She came to us with a tragic story. Her mother had an accident in the kitchen when the propane stove exploded! She died later at the hospital from the burns however, doctors were able to save her baby’s life via emergency caesarian¬†section. The extended family can’t care for baby Anna right now, so we will love and care for her. Later we will see how we can get her into a permanent loving home. They are still deciding on a suitable name for this precious baby. Please donate this month to  [ Read More ]

4 Jul 2015

Got some adorable smiles and laughs from Ndanini, Costanzia, and Happygod.

25 Jun 2015

Beautiful Clara…. Please donate this month to help this mission for the children of Tanzania.



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