A baby is like raw clay whatever shape we will give it will mould accordingly. The child is most truthful and innocent being, he or she should be treated with great love and respect, they have the right to get a good education, opportunity in society to grow as good citizen. They require protection from parentage to create confidence to face the world and care to nurture their childhood. Unhappily, there are millions of babies who are living without any comfort, care and roof. They are deprived of household and education and forced to live in inhuman condition. Such helpless children are known as an orphan. An orphan is a person who has lost his or her parents and therefore he left alone and nobody is there to take care of them.

Orphans whose parents have died are thrown out from their house and left alone in the street. Dubai is an international city in the UAE; it is a well-known tourist destination in the world. It is known as a shopping paradise and people come with their children to enjoy their holiday. Unhappily, it has numerous orphans staying alone looking for help and hope. In Dubai, orphans are treated as the social responsibility of the kingdom. They are first sent to a pediatric hospital for first aid and basic medical treatment. Afterwards, the child is admitted to the ward. Thus state hospital takes full responsibility for growth.

They are kept there are treated well. They get all the basic needs like food, clothes and shelter. There is a well-devised adoption process where these orphans can be adopted by citizens. Volunteers are allowed to visit the hospital so orphan child growth can have exposure to our side world. There is one very touching story about called Annie's girl which talks about a child brought into an orphanage and how she survived and discover about her family and life before orphanage and life after that.
This story describes the intricacies how children are treated in orphanages and how what they become and what happened to them. This tells how the child remembers she was taken to an orphanage when she was around three years old unable to think what is happening and what will happen in future. She suffers from not only physical but mental trauma. As she finds many ugly and inhumane incidents which makes a permanent mark in her memories and troubles her though out her life. This book tells the truth about the inhuman condition in which orphanages are run and how they make feeble and insecure grownups.
Education is very important to every child and it is their birthright. Now days there are various organization which work in welfare to these orphan children. It is very necessary to obtain them aware of how education can bring fresh breath in their life. It is very important to take steps to make sure these children get a proper education in a healthy atmosphere. They should be given equal opportunity to study with normal students and get one with an open society.

NGOs like hope now usa hope now usa are working towards making an effort give them equal opportunity, they help these children by giving them admission in schools, giving them books, uniform etc. this makes them feel that they have the support and they can also grow up and become a respected member of the family. It is very important to make these children aware of their human rights and so that they can speak up whenever there occurs any unpleasant incident. They should be well protected by law as well. Making them aware of human rights give them the power to fight against any atrocities and inhuman acts. These NGOs make sure to safeguard rights.

These orphan children need home and guardians and that why there are NGOs and local bodies which help finding home for these children. In Dubai, selection to such orphan babies is guarded; authorities do allow nationals to adopt these abandoned children.

According to is Islam holy Prophet Muhammad said that "the house which welcomes orphan and where they are treated with love and affection is considered the best house of all. And the house where there is no love affection, and place for such deprived sons of the lord that is considered as the worst house". The state of Dubai encourages people to adopt a child of God and give them hope and parents. However, the state forbids any other nations to adopt its child irrespective of their caste, creed, and social status. Once a child is left to the street and abandoned it becomes the responsibility of the state ward and only nationals and citizens can adopt these children. This law however restricted many Expat living in Dubai and willing to adopt a child there. This law, however, did encourage locals to come forward to make them part of their family. People have become well aware and they are welcoming them with an open heart.

It is reported that the state ward has never had more than 12 godchildren including girls and boys. Couples look for adoption when they are not able to conceive. And there are cases where people feel a responsibility toward these innocent children and wish to give the family. To adopt they must give a written request to the Director-General explaining their situation and reason why they wish to have a foster child. So couples are allowed to encourage the ward where they can interact with the children. So if their request is approved they already know which baby they will be taking home.

State investigates about parentage status and environment. A complete report gets complied about the family and their background and reason for adoption and submitted to the Director-General to his kind consideration. Recommendations are given by a social worker who thoroughly studies each case and then only recommends them; this is a lengthy process and may take 2-3 months. However, the process does not end there, with the social workers continuing to follow up for several years after the legal fostering process has been completed. Director-General of the Department of health and medical services Dubai had praised this program enthusiastically and termed it as "very successful" program. Numerous such orphan children are already married and happy in their particular life.

There is a well-formed mechanism in Dubai to foster help of orphanage children. The state takes full responsibility of such deprived children and has set upward 16 in Al Was Hospital; hospital authority takes care of these children. The authorized person told that children are brought in the hospital and their health and condition gets checked and afterwards they get admitted to pediatric wards and authorities try to find out about their real parents if they fail to find them such children get admitted to ward 16 and become a ward of the state.

All across the globe, people work towards the welfare of orphans. North London Gas Alliance in London has been working towards improving the lives of such children. Great efforts are being taken by countries like Europe, Africa, the US, Asia, and Russia. Great efforts of mother Teresa has resulted in changing the lives of millions of children. Like she rightly said that "Let nothing perturb you, nothing frightens, you. All things pass: God does not change. Patience achieves everything whoever has God lacks nothing'.

To bring about changes in these deprived children we all act together, the government should make a permanent arrangement to bring a wholesome environment and give them equal opportunity. It is import to educate children who have parents that these orphan children also need their help and support, not sympathy.

I have researched that there are NGO and social organization is playing the greater part than government bodies, thus government bodies' should increase their active participation. Also, the experience needed to be spread so that society should accept them and give them respect and love. The education should be made available and they should be encouraged to study well and to become a responsible citizen.

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Beethy Chang