1 in 17 people is being affected by a Rare Disease at a point in their life.
75% of Rare Diseases affect children and more than 30% of children with a Rare Disease die before their fifth birthday.
It is already estimated that there are over 7,000 Rare Diseases, with new disease condition often identified as research advances.
While 80% of Rare Diseases have a related genetic origin, they can also be caused by immune disorders, infections, allergies, deterioration of body tissues and development while the patient is still in the womb. Only few Rare Diseases are discovered shortly after birth.
Life can be challenging for children with Rare Diseases with difficulty to live a normal life, experiencing; series of hospital stays, aggressive therapies and treatment.
They are able to manage well with their condition and thrive with the financial, psychological, medical and general help with support they get.
We can all join hands and create a better world for children with Rare Diseases.
Child labour still exists and children, mostly from poor families, are forced to work in hazardous conditions despite facing physical, mental and social exploitation from employers. Such children are deprived of living their childhood while many also miss the opportunity of attending schools.
Slightly more than 1 in 4 children ( aged 5 -7 years) are engaged in Child Labour that is considered detrimental to their health and development. ( UNICEF Data 0ct.2019).
Child Labour at the beginning of 2020 accounting for almost 1 in 10 of all children world wide.
Safe Haven-a Ray of Hope continues to stand for a world against Child Labour’ and suffering of children. Join in let’s make the world a better place for our children.