Stories - Lumos Skip to page content


Children belong in families,
not orphanages
Children's Voices
Stéphanie's story: "At the orphanage, my spirit was trapped"

Stéphanie was one of the first children to arrive at the orphanage, in a town not far from the Haitian capital of Port au Prince. ...

read more about: Mirlande's story: "Your parents’ love is stronger than anyone else’s". (Children's Voices ) read more about: The Chance of a Future for Children Born with Hydrocephalus. (Practitioners ) read more about: Marketa's story: Moving from an institution to a small group home. (Children's Voices ) read more about: Abuse, Neglect and Deceit: A Volunteer's Account. (Practitioners ) read more about: Wesley's story: "We were merchandise". (Children's Voices ) read more about: An interview with Czech self-advocate, Veronika . (Young Advocates ) read more about: Veliko and Mihaela reflect on the Zero Project in Vienna. (Young Advocates ) read more about: Vendy, Virca and Niky Reflect on the Zero Conference in Vienna. (Young Advocates ) read more about: Shaun's Story: Supporting people with learning difficulties to become self-advocates. (Practitioners )