International Women's Day
I set foot in Moldova for the first time last November. Having started my new job the month before as executive director of Lumos Foundation ...
Eight million children live in orphanages and other institutions globally. More than 80% are not orphans but have been separated from their families because of poverty and discrimination. Orphanages harm children, exposing them to all forms of abuse and trafficking.
We rescue children from orphanages and reunite them with families. We change education, health and social care systems so all children and families can access the care and protection they deserve.
Because only families provide the building blocks children need to thrive and reach their full potential.
Donations made in Great British Pounds will benefit Lumos Foundation, registered charity number: 1112575, and donations made in Dollars will benefit Lumos Foundation USA, EIN: 47-2301085.
Youth participation means the empowerment of children and young people to be decisionmakers in their own lives, leaders in their communities, and to have a voice in policymaking.