This is Alisha’s Story
“Some people came and said they could provide good education.” Alisha’s mother said.
Alisha’s father thought his daughter had been adopted abroad or had died. He had lost hope.
“It’s often difficult to locate the parents. We travel to remote places. Even when we find the parents, they do not recognize their children and the children do not recognize them. For example, Alisha did not recognize her father, because they were apart for 8 years.” Forget Me Not, The Himalayan Innovative Society.
There are over 600 children’s home and orphanages operating in Nepal. Many unregistered.
80% of children in these homes have at least one living parent. (UNICEF 2012)