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.

    Without a digital identity, institutionalized children face a bleak future. The primary reason: countries lack the digital infrastructure to know who these children are, where they come from, and how they might move back to family.


    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.


    BEB’s Children First Software is equipping governments to send children home.

    Children First Software can help unite thousands of children with families.


    Children First Software (CFS) follows the principles of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, 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.

    Learn real stories of how CFS is sending children home. 

    Children First Software Advancing in Paraguay

    Paraguay, with a recent change of government, it has been possible to have several talented conversations and meetings with the new authorities. The Ministry of Children and Adolescents (MINNA) aims to use Children First Software (CFS) as soon as possible, a...

    A Message From BEB to Start the New Year

    The famous children’s author, Dr. Seuss, wrote a clever story “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” talking about a grumpy, green thing that ruins Christmas for the town of Whoville. My children loved this witty story and its main theme about how people make Christmas...

    Fekadu’s Story

    The idea of going home for the holidays is something very familiar and comforting to most of us. However, for the 50-60,000 children living on the streets of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, home is not something they know anymore. Fekadu is one of those children who did not...

    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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