Nurayim and her grandchildren

Many family members migrate for work, leaving their children in Kyrgyzstan with relatives or friends. This is mostly due to lack of opportunities in Kyrgyzstan. In Kyrgyzstan, 377,000 children have one or both parents working outside the country.

Katicha with her grandchildren
UNICEF/Kyrgyzstan/2022/Gulzhan Turdubaeva
14 April 2023