CAST (“Centre d’Action Sociale au Togo”, or “Center for Social Action in Togo” in English) is located in Kpalimé. It was established to temporarily provide accommodation for orphans, disabled people, abandoned children as well as children from poverty stricken conditions and to ensure their education. The reasons for this are death or disability of parents and poverty, but also rejection or disdain for children that are seen as “abnormal” or “cursed by the gods”.

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