It can be a lonely life for children living in social welfare homes. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
It can be a lonely life for children living in social welfare homes. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Hong Kong ‘orphans’ face a lonely life in homes of heartbreak

Most ‘orphans’ in the city have at least one living parent, but they cannot care for their children because they face poverty, marital strife or drugs

It can be a lonely life for children living in social welfare homes. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
It can be a lonely life for children living in social welfare homes. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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