Homeward Bound

    In many countries, conditions in institutions and orphanages are quite poor. Children are crowded and confined to cots. They lack adequate nutrition and stimulation, as well as the means to establish healthy attachments to loving caretakers. The only sustainable source...

    The Expansion of CFS Across the African Continent

    Just within the past year, BEB has had the privilege of partnering with four new African countries including Ethiopia, Malawi, Nigeria, and Tanzania. Over the past several months, the Africa BEB team has been working diligently by conducting meetings with government...

    Boy Reunified with His Mother in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    BEB has been working closely with partner non-government organizations (NGOs) to see vulnerable children find a path to a loving and caring family. CFS provides NGOs working with vulnerable children the opportunity to manage children's progress toward a family. Most...

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    Around the world, millions of children are living as orphans when they could be in the arms of loving families.


    BEB works to make that happen.


    8 million children live in institutions worldwide.


    They languish, often for years in environments that pose a great risk to their social, emotional and cognitive development — as do children with no living relatives. The primary reason: countries lack the digital infrastructure designed to create visibility into who these children are, where they come from and how they might be moved to a better future.

    Without a digital identity, institutionalized children face a bleak future.

    BEB is bridging the technology gap


    Children First Software (CFS) follows the principles of the Hague Convention, guiding authorities through a five-phase process that begins with the creation of a child’s digital profile and continues even after the child is reunited with relatives or adopted.

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    One CFS implementation can help unite thousands of children with families.

    A family makes all the difference in a child’s life.


    Institutionalized children often experience neglect that leads to increasingly poor mental and physical health. But when institutionalized children are placed in a nurturing family-based setting, those issues diminish.2 They thrive.



    Now that you know, how will you help?

    Through CFS, we can end pain and loneliness for millions of institutionalized children.

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