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Fact Sheet | April 5, 2018

Changing the Way we Care

How CRS is working to deinstitutionalize orphans and other vulnerable children

Research shows that, of the millions of children living in orphanages, between 80-90% have a living parent, many of whom want to care for their children but don't have the resources they need. CRS' "Changing the Way We Care" project is establishing a framework for a regional and global advocacy and behavior change campaign, which is critical to long-term change in the way the world cares for orphans and other highly vulnerable children.