Statistics February 2007 to February 2019

 NGN has accomplished the following between February 2007 and January 2019

  • 433 field trips have been completed in 36 districts of Nepal. These included family tracing, reconnections, reintegration, reunifications and monitoring.
  • Found the families of 615 displaced children and reconnected them through facilitated communication and the visiting of communities by NGN staff.
  • 244 trafficked and displaced children have been permanently reunified with their families.
  • 54 civil society organizations, government bodies or individuals have been trained and/or technically advised in our methodology and approach


  • 33 youth have been supported through some or all of the following: support towards educational fees and material support at SLC, +2, diplomas or bachelor level; as well as one-to-one mentoring, shelter, food, medical costs and leisure costs.
  • At least 6 diplomatic missions in Nepal have changed their travel advice to warn against orphanage voluntourism as a result of NGN advocacy.
  • The US State Department updated their Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP Report) using NGN’s nomenclature to explain child trafficking and it’s source rooted in “Voluntourism”.
  • 65 talks and events have been delivered to spread awareness of the dangers of orphanage voluntourism and our advocacy work has been covered in 103 media reports.
  • 83 street dramas reaching 31,810 illustrating dangers of trafficking performed in 3 remote high-risk districts of Nepal
  • 11 child friendly spaces supporting 1418 children have been established following the 2015 earthquake to protect the children against trafficking.


  • 74816 vehicles have been stopped and searched in earthquake-affected areas, out of which 132 ‘at risk’ children have been intercepted and protected.
  • Over 80,000 people have been reached in earthquake-affected areas to warn them about the dangers of trafficking and the importance of family preservation.
  • Post-earthquake monitoring of 132 rescued children who were returned to their families to review their current situation.


  • 945,446 people reached through NGN’s radio ad educating rural Nepalis about trafficking.



We Need Your Help

As of 2019, there are still 15,000 children living in abusive orphanages. 80% of these children are not orphans; they have families. Help us reunite them.