ID kit to find lost children

Hundreds of children who are reported missing every year are never found because parents do not have their photographs.

Hundreds of children who are reported missing every year are never found because parents do not have their photographs.

The introduction of Id-A-Kid, a do-it-yourself kit that keeps a photograph, fingerprints, dental records, blood type and a DNA sample of the child could make the process of finding missing children much easier.

Fanie van der Venter of the South African Centre for Missing and Exploited Children said more than 1500 children are reported missing in South Africa every year. - Dudu Busani

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