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“While there are no official numbers, a frequently cited statistic amongst those familiar with the 
welfare system is that 90 percent of South Korean orphans will not be able to support themselves
when they leave the system.” 


Paulina Cachero,

The Ground Truth Project

"Early investment in the lives of disadvantaged children will help reduce inequality, in both the short and the long run"
James Heckman, Economist
Science tells us that early childhood is the period during which the brain develops most rapidly and flexibly. This is why Open Arms believes starting early is absolutely critical to a child’s happy future.
Why is Early
Childhood Development
a Smart Investment?
The Essential Growth Strategy:
Investing in Early Childhood Education
The Heckman Equation

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