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Children belong in families,
not orphanages

Why do institutions still proliferate?

A 30 minute film with presentation by Georgette Mulheir, Lumos CEO, as part of training on deinstitutionalisation. The presentation includes case study examples and covers: why institutional care continues to be so prevalent; why children are in institutional care; costs of institutional care/ foster care/ family based care; funding of institutional care (including voluntourism/ corruption in institutional care); the deinstitutionalisation process; deinstitutionalisation for children with disabilities.

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