orphanage


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the condition of being a child without living parents

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a public institution for the care of orphans

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BMMI has been involved with supporting the orphanage, known as the Centre Pour la Protection de la Mere et L'Enfant (Centre for the Protection of Mothers and Infants), since it started working in Djibouti almost four years ago.
Research has shown that orphanage tourism (holiday tours and short-term un-skilled volunteering at orphanages) can encourage harmful practices, and can, in some cases, put vulnerable children at risk.
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Feb 20 ( ANI ): A Dhaka court has in its verdict in a corruption case against former prime minister and opposition leader Khaleda Zia underscored the non-existence of the 'Zia Orphanage Trust' when a grant of $1.
She describes the donation as timely and a lifesaving gesture, indicating that the orphanage is in dire need of both education and medical assistance.
Dogara stated this when he visited two orphanage homes in Karu, a suburb of Abuja along with his wife and other members of the House of Representatives to mark the occasion after a Church Service at the Living Faith GOSHOM Centre, in Nasawa state
The 'Aaghosh' orphanage is being established under the Orphan Care Programme of the Al-Khidmat Foundation in its nationwide drive to provide a much-needed shelter for orphaned children across the country.
The Administrative Prosecution ordered on Sunday of investigating what appeared on social media videos to be child abuse in an orphanage in Upper Egypt city of Luxor, according to state-owned media.
In Chadoora the orphanage runs in a dilapidated house.
Charges of human trafficking and child abuse were filed against an American couple for running an orphanage here without a permit.
Mumbai: The chief minister of India's Maharashtra state has responded to an online petition and directed officials to grant permission to an orphanage run by a noted social worker, who has nurtured over 1,000 children.
The Jewish Orphan Home of Western Canada was the sole Jewish orphanage that served the far-flung Jewish communities of Western Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia from 1917 until it was closed in 1948.
GAZA, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- The Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) has distributed 300 parcels of humanitarian aid to children in Al-Amal Orphanage in Gaza Strip.
Memories of Thompson Orphanage: Charlotte, North Carolina shares the story of author Stella Batson and other orphans who spent their adolescence at Thompson Orphanage in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Damascus, SANA -- "Syria Brings US Together" association organized Monday an entertainment activity at al-Aman orphanage in Damascus city in the framework of the activities of World Orphan Week, that is being celebrated all over Syria.