‘Don’t Make Use of Us’: Operators of Children’s Shelters in Malaysia Lament Some Parents Who Leave Kids Behind

Aqil Haziq Mahmud - Channel News Asia

KUALA LUMPUR: The House of Love children’s home in Klang has cared for more than 100 kids since it opened more than a decade ago.

Many enter the home at a young age - usually below eight years old - and stay there for years, barely knowing their biological parents and without the kind of love and care only provided in familial settings.