It is a startling statistic that half of the world's population lives in poverty.  And where this occurs, nowhere are its effects more evident than amongst children.  With families struggling for survival, child abandonment, abuse, and neglect deprive children not only of their present, but of their futures too.  This in turn assures that the cycle of poverty and despair continues for generations to come.

OSI strives to end this cycle by providing comprehensive care in the child's present, while focusing on education as the means for each to become secure in their futures, in control of their own destinies, able to achieve the greatest of their capabilities