What are the benefits of taking care of orphans?
Helping orphanages and orphans can promote health, literacy, education, and children’s empowerment. When you help an orphanage, you can say that you have “transformed the world and made a positive impact on people’s lives.”
What qualifies you as an orphan?
An orphan is a child whose parents have died. The term is sometimes used to describe any person whose parents have died, though this is less common. A child who only has one living parent is also sometimes considered an orphan.
At what age are you not an orphan?
UNICEF and its global partners define an orphan as “a child under 18 years of age who has lost one or both parents to any cause of death.”