In this episode, Juan is joined by author, speaker, and foster dad Peter Mutabazi—an influential voice advocating for children all over the world. Peter shares his incredible story: from running away from his home in Uganda at age 10 and becoming a street kid, to fostering more than 30 kids and adopting his son, Anthony. If you’re looking for inspiration to take action in championing families, look no further. If Peter could do it, so can you!
About our guest
Peter Mutabazi is the founder of Now I Am Known, an organization that supplies resources to support vulnerable children. Originally from Uganda, Peter ran away from an abusive home at age 10 and lived as a street kid for nearly five years. Today Peter is a single dad to countless foster children and his adopted son, Anthony. For the past 20 years Peter has worked as a child advocate in the U.S. and globally to promote wellness and child development. He believes every child deserves to be seen, heard, and known. Peter has appeared on international media outlets and is a passionate speaker who resides in North Carolina.
The Champions for Family podcast is hosted by Juan Fernandez and produced by Bethany Christian Services. Guests include authors, speakers, experts, advocates, and volunteers who share their stories of uplifting and empowering families. Learn more about becoming a champion for family at Bethany.org/Champion.
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