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My regret at volunteering in an orphanage


"It was 2010, I was just finishing my A levels and had two months before starting university. I knew I wanted to go away and ...

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Why do Dickensian orphanages still exist?


How far has the world really moved on since Dickens wrote Oliver Twist’s tale? And do Dickensian orphanages still exist elsewhere?

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Lumos welcomes UK Government's commitment not to fund orphanages and institutions


Lumos welcomes the Department for International Development (DfID) latest funding guidance, which explicitly states that UK Aid Direct will not fund orphanages and institutions. Published ...

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The misery of disabled children in institutions


Millions of institutionalised children live in shadows and darkened rooms, hidden from the outside world, with no power over their lives and little hope of ...

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Kenyan Government delivers first-ever training on transforming care for children in institutions


The Department of Children’s Services (DCS) today ran its first-ever course for government officials, NGOs and practitioners working together to move children from Kenyan institutions ...

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