End the Silence

Orphanages do not protect children. They harm them. We are working towards a day when every child can grow up in a loving family.

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  • End the silence

    When a baby in an orphanage cries nobody comes to comfort them. As a result, they learn not to cry; internalising their pain, causing lifelong mental and physical damage. No childhood should be one of silence.

  • Donate now

    Donations to Hope and Homes for Children between 27th September and 27th December 2017will be doubled by the UK Government as part of its UK Aid Match scheme.

  • your musical memories

    End the Silence, supported by YouTube, is asking everyone to share the most precious musical memories from their childhood. Join the world’s leading music talent and add your musical memory.

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Writer and actor Lemn Sissay MBE presents our BBC Radio 4 Charity Appeal on Sunday 1 October and again on Thursday 5 October 5, as part of our End the Silence campaign.

Every pound donated to our BBC Radio 4 Charity Appeal will be matched by the UK Government as part of the UK Aid Match scheme.

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In numbers

Every child wants a safe, loving family to grow up in. But over 8 million children confined to orphanages around the world are denied this, with often catastrophic effects.

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A global movement for change

 

 

Hope and Homes for Children is working towards a day where every child can grow up in a loving family. We know we will only achieve this by working with others. Through our partnerships with national governments, civil society organisations, international agencies, corporate donors and committed individuals, we are helping to build a global movement that will eradicate orphanages in our lifetime.

 

 

 

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Hope and Homes for Children is at the forefront of a growing global movement to eradicate orphanages globally. Catch up on our latest news here:

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