This is the story of Upesh who is 12 years old. Upesh is a semi-orphan who lost his mother when he was very young and is living with his father and stepmother. After the earthquake hit he was intercepted and rescued by the NGN team and the Nepal Police. Read the full story here.
NGN does everything that it can to reunify trafficked and displaced children with their families, but sometimes that just isn’t an option, and we must find the best alternative solution for a particular child. Ideally, this is one that helps them maintain a connection with their communities and any family they may have. Sudhir is one of those children.
NGN's reintegration team faces many physical challenges when they are in search for a child's family. They maybe in the field for a few days, a week or more, often walking on steep trails in the highest mountains of the world to reach a village where they hope to find the family.
NGN Reintegration Officers Continue Their Challenging Field Missions All Over NepalNext Generation Nepal2017-11-07T14:49:28-08:00
As 2017 gets underway, the NGN Community Anti-trafficking (CAT) project team continues to travel to remote, earthquake-affected villages in the district of Sindhupalchowk to inform local communities about the dangers of children being trafficked into illegal institutions.
NGN’s Community Anti-trafficking Project Continues to Raise AwarenessNext Generation Nepal2017-11-07T14:54:33-08:00
Sanjay is an 11-year-old boy who was trafficked into an abusive children’s home, Mukti Nepal, at the age of 4. After a blow to the head in a road accident, Sanjay forgot most of his childhood memories, and when he and 19 other children came under NGN’s care, we knew he would be difficult to reconnect to any family members. Read his story here.