STREET CHILD COMMITS IMMEDIATE SUPPORT TO 1,000 'EBOLA ORPHANS' IN SIERRA LEONE AND LIBERIA
Following on from UNICEF’s report yesterday that there were already over 3,700 Ebola orphans in West Africa, Street Child is announcing a pledge to immediately commence long-term support to 1,000 children orphaned by Ebola.
The charity will ensure, in the short term, that children have their basic rights met, especially in terms of nutrition and psycho-social care. Longer term, Street Child will ensure that every child is settled in a sustainable, caring family environment and, critically, is able to access education. The majority of families who take in Ebola orphans will receive family business support to help sustainably grow their incomes.
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