Identifying and training best practices in residential orphan care

Here’s the Problem

 

In countries around the world, when children age out of alternative care systems, they fail— overwhelmingly.
This is not always a result of neglect. There is often no lack of love or good intentions. Many of those who care for children living outside families live out love for them on a daily base. But love and good intentions are not enough. Children still fail.

Global orphan statistics are notoriously unreliable. Here are some of the things we know for sure: