Children need protection and security
Man grows by his relationships. The network of relationships conveys a sense of security, encourages, challenges, sets limits and strengthens self-esteem. For children and adolescents, being integrated into the family, neighbourhood, kindergarten and school is the foundation for growing up physically and psychologically healthy. And in this interaction with others they learn.
The situation of children in Tanzania
Growing up without parents or in a broken family environment often has serious effects on the mental and physical development of a child. Many orphans suffer from neglect, discrimination, hunger, often have to work hard and are psychologically and physically abused. Children who grow up without parental care rarely attend school.