Safety of 11,500 children in Children’s Homes at risk

Saturday, 28 March 2020

The safety of 11,500 children in 400 Children’s Homes in the country is at risk with media institutions and donors offering various kinds of direct assistance.

The Department of Probation and Child Care Services said that it is to be appreciated that media institutions and donors offer various kinds of assistance for children residing in Children’s Homes, considering the present situation of the country.

According to the Department of Probation and Child Care Services, there are 11,500 children residing in 400 Children’s Homes and the minimum number of children in a children’s home varies from 20 to 100.