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Child's i Foundation31 Jan 2016

​This video by Child's i Foundation in Uganda document's the journey of a little girl, Praise, from being abandoned to being placed into to a permanent family. The video shows the tracing process a

Child's i Foundation29 Jan 2016

Five years ago, Child's i Foundation founder Lucy Buck set up a 25-bed 'transitional facility' to prove it was possible to place children in need of care into permanent families. Childs' i Foundati

GHR Foundation6 Jan 2016

This short video by GHR presents information on the Children in Familes program with a focus on Cambodia. GHR's grantees are supporting child protection interventions that strengthen families in order to prevention separation of children from their families.

ChildSafe1 Jan 2016

This short video by ChildSafe in Cambodia explains how donations to orphanages, rather than helping the situation, often cause the creation of more orphans. It is estimated that about 80% of the 8 million children living in institutions around the world are not actually orphans. Donations to orphanages only fuel the orphanage industry further, so the focus should instead be on supporting families.

Africa Investigates - Al Jazeera English31 Dec 2015

This video investigates Nigeria’s “baby farms,” an industry in which young pregnant women are lured into “orphanages” with the promise of shelter, meals, and basic care and, in return, are coerced into giving up their babies at birth.

Amanda Thorsteinsson27 Dec 2015

In this short video, Amanda Thorsteinsson documents the proliferation of orphanages in Uganda and the role of well-intentioned Westerners in contributing to this problem. 

Care for Children16 Dec 2015

This short video entitled "The Village" documents the work that Care for Children has done in Luquan, Kunming in China to help transition children away from orphanages and into families. Fifty three families from the village in Luquan have taken in 166 orphans--almost all of whom have physical or mental disabilities--from the Kunming orphanage. These children are now living with families and receiving the love and contact they had not previously received in the orphanage. 

ACT USA9 Dec 2015

Many children in Uganda are taken to Europe and the United States for adoption every year by guardians who pay local law firms and agencies between four to nine million shillings. The law firms and

Save the Children and the International Organization for Migration 3 Dec 2015

This pamphlet and the accompanying video, a joint publication by Save the Children and the International Organization for Migration (IOM), share the experiences of "children on the move" in various countries, including Turkey, Italy, and Sweden. 

Greta Munns25 Nov 2015

This TedX presentation features Greta Munns, a youth empowerment advocate who was placed in foster care at age fifteen. Her “story” is what prompted her exploration of the foster care system.

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