Ideally the earlier educational and therapeutic provision are set up when a care home is set up, the better. Influences can thus go well beyond work with the children, across the environment, staff recruitment and retention, openness to external agencies, and children’s life quality.
So, it was refreshing to join Sajida and Sukaina from the Hussaini Foundation at this new Karachi orphanage in Karachi. They are building up these four girls nicely for school (one had never attended by the age of 12) . The girls were so proud to show me their progress!