child care center – 1
A caring environment for the young ones
The Women’s Foundation Nepal runs two Child Care Centres in Kathmandu and Jhapa (in the Eastern part of Nepal), caring for over 100 children aged between 1 and 6. The children come from a variety of backgrounds but are primarily children of poor single mothers.
WFN has worked with many women who have fled their marital homes due to domestic violence and are left alone and unsupported and at further risk of abuse and violence. Single mothers either have to take their young children to work with them or leave them unattended. Many children are injured in work place accidents and children left unattended are targets for violence, sexual abuse and trafficking into the sex trade.
The Child Care Centres provide a safe and loving environment for the children who benefit from a basic fundamental education, nutritious food and healthcare (including childhood vaccines). The Child Care Centres give children the chance to engage in important childhood activities such as drawing, story-telling, dancing and playing musical instruments.
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