EVERY DAY
38,493
ORPHANS AGE
OUT OF CARE.
“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” —Jeremiah 29:11
children leaving institutions are…
10x
more likely to be involved in prostitution.
40x
more likely to have a criminal record.
500x
more likely to commit suicide.
THE CYCLE OF AN ORPHAN
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A baby girl enters institutional care.

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Institutional care fuels a disadvantaged access to education and impairs her cognitive development.

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She ages out of care at 15.

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Lacking skills or support, she resorts to prostitution, drugs, or suicide.

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She becomes pregnant and a new family is created in poverty or crisis.

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She places her child into an orphanage, continuing the tragic cycle.

We are breaking the cycle

Policy

Policy

Changing the System

Influencing child welfare policy at the highest levels of government to clear paths to family and independence.

Prevent

Prevent

Keeping Families Together

Stabilizing families so that children never enter institutional care.

Provide

Provide

Family-Like Care

Elevating Orphan Care by collaborating with institutions and training caregivers in our holistic model.

Place

Place

Adoption

Uniting children with their forever families through international and domestic adoption programs.

Prepare

Prepare

Supporting Orphans Aging Out

Transforming lives through Independence programs that give older orphans the tools they need to thrive.