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Children belong in families,
not orphanages
Practitioners
Child Trafficking in Haiti

Orphanages in the developing world have often been perceived as a social good, or at least a necessity. They are neither.

read more about: Ani's Story: Moving to a small group home and overcoming obstacles. (Children's Voices ) read more about: Veliko’s Story: Opportunities are limitless with the right support. (Young Advocates ) read more about: Andre's story: Rediscovering the love of a family . (Children's Voices ) read more about: Viorica, Dana & Daniel’s Story: The benefits of Inclusive Education . (Family Voices) read more about: Mihaela's Story: Working with Lumos as a Professional Self-Advocate. (Young Advocates ) read more about: Ciurlan Family story: fighting a system that is against them . (Family Voices) read more about: Daniel's Story: Dreams of a Family. (Children's Voices ) read more about: Radu and Marius' Story: What literacy can do for children in institutions. (Children's Voices ) read more about: Sonya’s Story: A culture that expects a disabled child to be raised in ‘care’. (Family Voices)