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Organisation breaks down costs of taking care of abandoned children

It costs them R5,000 per month to take care of a single child and this amount covers basic needs such as food, toiletries and medication, while a portion goes to the utility bills and another portion is paid towards the care worker’s salary

Door of Hope, a Johannesburg-based non-governmental organisation caring for abandoned, unwanted and consented adoption babies, has received 31 abandoned children in the past 12 months.

This is eight more than they received in 2020. ..

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