We need strong collaborations across the child welfare and education systems, we need to reconsider the roles of these systems in working with vulnerable students, and we need policies and funding that support these collaborative efforts.
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Over in Uganda, the interconnectedness of children comes into full relief. They're not just getting school supplies, they're learning about what's happening on the other side of the world.
I am aware of how these healthy and proud children are growing up to be outstanding Ethiopian citizens. They need our love and support. It can't be 39 or 39,000 -- it must be all of them.
Yet, in the midst of such poverty, there is hope for orphans. The government, NGOs and other charitable community-based organizations are supporting smart plans to help children in need.
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