World Orphans carefully selects key strategic cities, ‘gateway cities,’ for deeper targeting and involvement. These cities have high populations of orphaned and abandoned children.

 

Cambodia

553,000 orphans
Factors: Sex Trafficking, Poverty

 

China

576,000 orphans
Factors: One Child Law

 

Ethiopia

6,000,000 orphans
Factors: AIDS, Child Labor

 

Guatemala

370,000 orphans
Factors: Poverty

 

Haiti

750,000 orphans
Factors: Poverty, 2010 Earthquake, Child Slavery

 

India

20,000,000 orphans
Factors: AIDS, Child Labor, Prostitution, Malnutrition


 

Iraq

5,000,000 orphans
Factors: War, Violence


 

Kenya

2,500,000 orphans
Factors: AIDS, Malaria

 

Nicaragua

15,000 street children
Factors: Neglect, Malnutrition, Poverty

 
 

Rwanda

1,000,000 orphans
Factors: Genocide, AIDS, Poverty

Uganda

2,500,000 orphans
Factors: AIDS

 

South Africa

3,900,000 orphans
Factors: AIDS