Today’s Children. Tomorrow’s Hope.

Maestral International’s vision is a world where every child is able to reach his or her full potential.  Working with a wide range of partners, we join forces to promote the achievement of all children’s best interests.

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We Identify

Identifying national level opportunities to improve outcomes for vulnerable children and families by promoting and facilitating policy dialogue and change.

We Map

Mapping and assessing national, regional and local child protection systems, and identifying actions and programs required to improve child welfare and protection.

We Evaluate

Advancing understanding of what works through effective monitoring and evaluation, dissemination of lessons learned, and research and evidence-building.

We Facilitate

Facilitating networks of organizations, policymakers, public and private agencies, and regional and global organizations to join forces to support a common vision for change.

Recent News

September 19, 2017


September 19, 2017 – Catholic Relief Services (CRS), and partners Lumos and Maestral International are one of four finalists in the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation’s 100&Change competition. The proposal, Changing the Way We CareSM reunites children in orphanages with their families, while providing critical family support so families can stay together. Research shows that 80 to 90 percent of children in orphanages around […]

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“A hundred children, a hundred individuals who are people—not people-to-be, not people of tomorrow, but people now, right now—today.”

—Janusz Korczak