Abandoned Babies during COVID-19

Since South Africa's national lockdown started in March, the number of babies being abandoned has increased significantly. As a result, many childcare agencies and places of safety have been stretched to capacity. Just like many other childcare agencies in South Africa, the Door of Hope has taken significant strain during the national lockdown. Door of Hope, situated in Hilbrow Johannesburg, started 20 years ago for mothers to safely hand over their babies, babies they are not in a position to take care off due to a number of reasons. Door of Hope's Operations Manager, Nadene Grabham, spoke to Channel Africa's Zikhona Miso about the challenges they have been facing during the COVID -19 pandemic...