Watch Tara Winkler’s TED Talk

Tara Winkler on stage at the Opera House for TED

Could it be wrong to help children in need by starting an orphanage?

In this eye-opening talk about the bad consequences of good intentions, Tara Winkler speaks out against the spread of orphanages in developing countries, caused in part by foreign donors, and details the harm done to children when they are separated from their families and left to grow up in institutions.