Orphanages see more kids as families run out of money


Angie Tan

Orphanage operators say parents have been financially burdened by the pandemic, inflation and rising living costs, forcing them to send their children to welfare homes. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, November 9, 2023.

THE pandemic has severely impacted many household finances, with some parents being forced to send their children to welfare homes.

The number of children at welfare homes has risen by up to 30%.


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