Single dad adopts 13-year-old boy who was previously abandoned twice

Single dad adopts 13-year-old boy who was previously abandoned twice

- Peter Mutabazi adopted 13-year-old Anthony when the latter was abandoned the second time

- Anthony was previously abandoned by his birth parents when he was just 2 years old

- He was adopted by a family who served as church elders, but would later be abandoned by the latter

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Peter Mutabazi is a lifesaver who rescued 13-year-old Anthony's life after the kid was abandoned by his adoptive parents when he was 11 years old.

Before he was adopted by those who would later abandon him, Anthony, now Anthony Mutabazi was previously abandoned by his birth parents when he was just 2 years old.

His new adoptive father adopted him two years after he was abandoned the second time, NZ Herald reports.

Briefly.co.za gathers that Anthony's new father also had a rough upbringing while growing up in a village on the Ugandan-Rwandan border.

Single dad adopts 13-year-old boy who was abandoned the twice

Peter and Anthony Mutabazi. Photo credit: NZ Herald
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Peter, who grew up in poverty, was a victim of an abusive father - he had to run away from home at the age of 10 before migrating to the United States.

Single dad adopts 13-year-old boy who was abandoned the twice

Anthony was previously abandoned by his birth parents when he was just 2 years old. Photo credit: NZ Herald
Source: UGC

According to report, over the past three years, Peter cared for 12 kids aged between 2 and 11.

Speaking of Anthony, Peter told Good Morning America: "He's the nicest, smartest kid I've ever had."

"Once I knew the parents' rights were signed off and he had nowhere to go, I [knew] I had to take him.

"I had the room, the resources, so I had no reason to let him go.

"For what someone did for me I wanted to do something for someone else."

Peter said Anthony has always called him dad from day one, adding that the kid is proud to show him in school and say "Hey, he's my dad".

He said: "That's something that I love about him."

According to Peter, Anthony first arrived at his home at 3am and when he brought him to his room, he saw a toy on the floor and politely asked if he could play with it.

Anthony added: "It just warmed my heart that he asked, and he called me sir. Right then, I knew I am going to adopt this kid."

In other news, Kimberly and Priscilla Addison are two Ghanaian sisters who have built their own cocoa processing company called 57 Chocolate that produces tons of chocolates all made by hand.

The 57 Chocolate sisters had been living abroad until 2014 when they decided to return to Ghana and rather help the country.

In 2016, the Addisons started 57 chocolate and only four years on, the company is able to process 1 ton of cocoa to produce 1,000 handmade chocolates on a weekly basis.

Demand on their products is so high that they are able to export to Asia, America, Europe and other parts of Africa.

According to the biological sisters, there are great plans to grow the business massively, start using high-tech machines and employ many more Ghanaians into the business.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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