Education needs safety: Sofiya's dream of a biology career in Ukraine
At 17, Sofiya is the oldest of five children. She lives with her parents and younger siblings in Ukraine, in the same home they lived ...
Today, there are an estimated 5.4 million children in institutions around the world. Research proves these institutions can harm their growth and development.
And more than 80% of children in orphanages have a living parent.
We shed light on the root causes of family separation – poverty, conflict and discrimination.
We press and support governments to reform care systems and, by building global expertise and skill with our partners, we show how children can be safely united with families.
There are many people that have a great story to tell about how Lumos' work has touched their lives.