17 May 13
We are delighted to be partnering with UNICEF in our work to ensure that no child in Bosnia and Herzegovina suffers institutional care. This new partnership will support our ongoing work in the Tuzla Institution as well as support preparatory work …
10 May 13
As Bulgaria goes to the polls on Sunday, we have drawn together leading experts and NGOs to seek reassurance from the country's interim Government that the commitments made by the previous Government to reforming the childcare system and putting …
29 April 13
We are thrilled to announce that we have moved the first five children out of the Tuzla Institution (pictured above) in Bosnia and Herzegovina since the project began in December. All five children are back with their families.
The Tuzla …
19 April 13
Our work in Ukraine continues to draw the attention of the highest levels of government as we step up our plans to close a second institution in the country.
Natalia Korolevska, Ukraine’s newly appointed Minister of Social Policy, addressed …
12 April 13
Following the launch of our ambitious new project to close the Noel Nyundo Institution in Rwanda, we are delighted to announce that the first children have already started moving out.
At the end of March a ceremony was held to bring together …
28 March 13
We are delighted to announce the closure of yet another institution in Bulgaria - the Raina Gateva Institution which closes its doors tomorrow.
In 2008, in the very early days of our work in Bulgaria, the Director of the institution attended a …
15 March 13
Ten years ago Caroline said her dream was to close every orphanage in Romania.
At the time it seemed ridiculous – these orphanages were ‘home’ to 100,000 children. And yet, thanks to your support and the cooperation of the authorities, today …
14 March 13
Before Christmas we published a short film about two little children from the baby orphanage in Chisinau, Moldova's capital. Madaleina was already back with her mother but was deeply affected by their time apart while Alexei had been found …
13 March 13
Children with learning disabilities are especially vulnerable and need the love and protection of a family. Despite this, the majority of Moldova’s 55 orphanages are state-run facilities for children with special educational needs. These children …
08 March 13
With the world observing International Women’s Day today and the UK celebrating Mother’s Day on Sunday we wanted to share Catalina’s story with you. For five years, no one would help Catalina and her son, Sergiu, who was born with cerebral …