Parents pay for their children’s needs, it’s that simple right? Well, not quite. Let take a look at a couple of things.
It should be.
If it was properly administered, I believe it would.
But it’s not.
It’s not properly administered – at least not in the same way everywhere.
The first few times I heard the term “Orphan Prevention” I have to admit that my first reaction wasn’t positive. Orphans are children, they are very vulnerable and often very fr…
Source: How Do You “Prevent” Orphans?
But there are many children who are “caught up” in the orphan crisis who don’t need to be. And there are many families ripped apart by poverty, injustice and as we’ll see more later, trafficking that could be kept whole and given the support to grow and heal and remain together. For that to happen, we need to acknowledge three things: Not all children in orphanages are orphans. Many parents bring their children to an orphanage ONLY because they can’t see a way for them to provide for their children. Help the parents overcome the obstacles and families will flourish. Ignore the families and the cycle will continue.
Source: So What? – Apparent Project