orphanages in nepal. here's abc chief foreign correspondent terry moran. >> reporter: welcome to kathmandu, nepal. a mecca for mountain climbers and spiritual seekers alike. it is also a major hub for travelers who are lured by the opportunity to give something back, so-called voluntourists. >> hello. >> reporter: nepal's orphanages attracted voluntourists from around the world, part of a booming billion-dollar voluntourist industry, popular with young western backpackers. >> it all sounded really positive. interested in volunteering. >> reporter: moira waterfall was 29 when she took a trekking vacation in nepal. she heard about an orphanage called happy home from fellow hikers. moira decided to teach english there. she made her own fund-raising website to help the orphanage raise money from outside donors. and the man who ran the off fan -- orphanage is seen here in this video. then one day a shocking encounter changed everything. >> i was jus i ran into one of the children that were in the orphanage and she was with a woman who was old enough to be her mother. aunty, they call you aunty.
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