Orphan Protection Program
UMR’s Orphan Protection Program
We are currently offering our Orphan Protection Program in:
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In the developing world, everyday people die from malnutrition and other related illnesses and as a result of this, many children become orphaned.
Orphans and their needs often overwhelm those who have try to assist them. Most times they are left in the hands of relatives who struggle to keep their own immediate families from starving. Subsequently, when the relative can no longer keep up, the orphans suffer most in terms of education. A lack of education often causes these orphan to fall victim to child labor and extreme poverty.
children live in conflict-affected areas
children are forced to flee brutal civil wars, conflicts, and extreme poverty
A child under 15 dies every five seconds around the world
UMR’s adopts a complementary mechanism for child protection. For example, UMR’s Psycho-Social Support (PSS) and Child-Friendly Space initiatives strengthen refugee women and children coping mechanisms to mitigate trauma while increasing critical thinking skills, among children, especially younger ones, violence reduction among peers, and greater connectivity and comfort with their host community at large. UMR PSS team has adopted a “We Love Reading” program, which is an informal education curriculum designed for children who have experienced education disruption due to conflict.
We also aim to create economic opportunities for the children and their families. For example, in Pakistan, UMR provided monthly based cash assistance to the 100 orphan children and families to be able to access basic needs and obtain an opportunity to gain an education. In Lebanon, Jordan, and Kenya, UMR’s annual Back to School Campaign aims to reduce the chances that children are left out of schools, by providing backpacks, sch