Kaloyan and Maria spent the first five months of their lives in an orphanage. Poor health meant their parents could not care for them without extra help.
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Vasilica was only four months old and his sister, Ecaterina, was just one when they were sent to live in the orphanage. For two years, their mother battled to bring them home home again.
Ivan was taken from his dad, Stoyan, when he was just three years old. Because he has cerebral palsy and his dad is a single parent, the authorities had decided Ivan would be better off in an orphanage. That’s when our social worker, Elitsa, stepped in.
When Mihai lived in the orphanage, he had a roof over his head and food on his plate but he was always hungry for he thing he needed most: love.
With no access to specialist family support, it was nearly impossible for Cary’s family to meet her additional needs. Read how Cary went on hunger strike to fight for her right to love and a family.
Devi tells her extraordinary journey about getting seperated from her family and reunited again after spending seven years in an orphanage.
Buddhi Maya is a single parent to her four daughters and Maya is one of them. Three years ago, Buddhi’s husband disappeared, leaving her and her daughters in a very vulnerable situation.
Minela spent the first precious months of her life alone in an orphanage. Her mother, Lana, shares how she lost her daughter and how she fought, with our help, to get her back.
Elizabeth Niyongana recounts her search for a young boy’s family, and the day he left the orphanage for good after they were reunited.
Like so many Nepalese children, Tika had been taken from his family by traffickers. For a high fee, they promised his parents that he would be well cared for and educated in an institution in the city. Instead, he was taken to an orphanage where he survived alone for two years; neglected, abused and exploited to elicit donations from tourists.