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Old 28th May 2014, 14:49
Suri Suri is offline
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Voluntourism Scam!

....The latest investigation by Unicef, the UN's children agency, found that 85% of children in (Nepal's) orphanages they visited had at least one living parent.

The trade in children begins in Nepal's remote and impoverished countryside, where parents are tricked into sending their children to orphanages, often lured by the promise of an education.

Lojung Sherpa sent three of her children to the Happy Home orphanage in the capital after she was told that foreigners would educate them and raise money for one of her daughters, who has a serious medical condition. But when Sherpa spoke to her daughter some time later, she was told that all donations towards her treatment had been taken by the orphanage's owner....

http://www.theguardian.com/global-de...e-voluntourism
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