The Impact study of the COVID-19 outbreak and long-term consequences on children and youth in various Alternative Care

The Socio-economic impact of COVID-19 will be felt hardest by the most vulnerable children of Sri Lanka. The measure imposed will risk plunging them further into hardship and potentially bringing millions of children into poverty.
The objectives of the survey are to distinguish the impact of COVID-19 outbreak on children in Family-like care model and Institutional care model of Voluntary homes, identify the impact on child developmental needs and determine the use of coping strategies used by children and capture suggestions from children and other stakeholders.