Gennie is a house manager for an orphanage in Swaziland. Currently they have 359 children in their orphan and vulnerable care program. Children range from infants up through early 20's who are in college.
They are required to have 1 aunty for every 6 children in their care. The Swazi government has standards for Orphan and Vulnerable Care Facilities, which is what their center falls under.
Poverty does effect their nation and area but these children are no longer affected by poverty, as their living at the center. Gennie explained "Many of our children have come from poverty, but we have seen that as they slowly come adjusted to their life here in Bulembu, they forget what it was once like to live that way. One of our focuses the past few years is to remind them where they have come from and the poverty situations that still are around them even if it no longer affects them."
I think it's really interesting that countries having standards for orphanages. I think that's a really good thing because it helps to keep them accountable to good standards while recognizing their importance in that country for childhood care.