Orphans in Need are a charitable organisation, which was established in order to help some of the worlds most vulnerable and needy people. Like many charities Orphans in Need is committed to the alleviation of all forms of poverty and deprivation, in all parts of the globe. However, the organisation’s primary focus is on orphans and widows; often the weakest members of any society, and the most affected by the scourge of poverty.
Currently Orphans in Need are instigating, running or financing a number of poverty alleviation projects in Asia and Africa. Much of this work is centred on Orphans and orphanages, although many schemes are designed to help whole communities and areas to ‘lift themselves’ out of the cycle of deprivation; whose effects inevitably have a negative impact on widows, orphans and other vulnerable members of society. Sustainability is the key to long term development projects, and at Orphans in Need a central plank of our policies is to ensure that the recipients of any aid are bought out of the ‘cycle of poverty’ which blights the lives of successive generations.
Orphans in Need plans are for the organisation to play a leading and effective role in the global battle against poverty, starvation, illiteracy and exploitation. Our goals are to ensure that orphans in the areas we are working in, are no less well fed and clothed than their contemporise, and that they are able to take advantage of the same educational opportunities as other children in more fortunate circumstances. We aim to provide full healthcare to all the children under our care.
Orphans in Need believe in the equality of all humanity, and that the welfare of any child without parents or guardians / carers is the responsibility of the whole of mankind. We strongly believe that all children are born with the right to: