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The Department of Social Welfare has identified 345 hot spots across the country where street children and other destitutes are located. The hot spots were identified under a programme dubbed: “Operation Get Off the Streets For Better Life” initiated by the Ministry of Gender and Social Protection in ...
April 11, 2018 Mexico City—Yelling commands and lunging for the ball on the balding astro turf, Khalida Popal drilled the team of nine Mexican teenage girls through soccer training, weeks before they jet off to Russia for the World Cup – the street children's version. For Ms. Popal, former captain of the ...

Hyderabad: On the occasion of the International Day for Street Children, city-based NGO, Save the Children in association with Asritha is organising an awareness programme at Government High School, Naala Bazar, Secunderabad. Police officials, the local Corporator, and Child Welfare Committee ...
Longford asked to 'go bananas' in support of Temple Street Children's Hospital. Longford Leader Reporter. Reporter: Longford Leader Reporter. 10 Apr 2018. Email: newsroom@longfordleader.ie. 0. Longford asked to 'go bananas' in support of Temple Street Children's Hospital. As part of its support for the national drive to ...
The Street Child World Cup is a global movement that is held ahead of FIFA World Cup every four years. The team from India will slug it out with 24 other teams consisting of children with backgrounds similar to theirs. They will also be attending other sessions to voice concerns related to street children in ...
In Pakistan, where there is little chance of escape for people at the bottom rungs of life's ladder, Footpath School provides street children a chance to get an education not available to them elsewhere. It was begun in 2014 by Syeda Anfas Ali Shah Zaidi, the former owner of a construction company in Pakistan, who decided ...

One day, as she was going about her business, a wealthy businessman only known to her as Mt Kenya, approached her and paid her to serve tea to the street children around the area. This was behind the Family Bank branch, just near the river. The next day, he paid for the children to have their tea and ...
The Supreme Court has directed the Sindh education secretary to submit the government's proposals to move a makeshift school, run by a non-governmental organisation for street children on a footpath in Clifton, to a nearby government school building. While hearing suo motu proceedings on Saturday ...
Kakinada: East Godavari Collector Karthikeya Misra advised the officials of Child Care Organisations (CCOs) to provide necessary protection to street children and added that it is the duty of every one to take care of them. He issued certificates to 11 CCOs here on Thursday. He said that the organisations ...
EIGHTY street children were fed and received vitamins from police and a fraternity group on Wednesday afternoon, March 28, in Barangay Poblacion Oriental, Consolacion, Cebu. The activity was spearheaded by Chief Inspector Gerard Ace Pelare, the town police commander who dubbed it as Police and ...
NEW DELHI: More than 90 per cent of street children in Delhi are addicted to drugs, according to information from Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.According to the ministry, 46,410 cases of substance abuse by street children were reported in the national capital last year. Of these, most of them ...
... Mandalay Railway Station, highway bus stations, Phayargyi and U Bein Bridge. “We will take part in this programme to provide care for street kids. We will contribute support based on the requirements of the government,” said Daw Htet Htet Khant of World Vision's Street Children Protection Programme.
THE cast and crew of Cork's hit tv show The Young Offenders showed they had a softer side after rallying around a crew member seeking help for vulnerable orphans in India. During production of the show last year, an online post from the show's Second Assistant Director, Conor Slattery, set off a chain of ...
The Street Child World Cup assembles over two hundred street children from 24 countries. Besides the football tournament, a festival of arts and a congress about the rights of street children will be held in conjunction with the games. First held on March 2010 in Durban, South Africa, the quadrennial event ...
Britain's former Prime Minister John Major attends a Commonwealth Day Service at Westminster Abbey in central London on March 12. The conditions street children live in round the world is 'unforgiving' and 'unforgivable' said Major, who hopes the 2019 Street Child Cricket World Cup will shame people ...
A pioneering scheme enabling street children to deposit money into bank accounts is falling in popularity due to a lack of coordination among stakeholders and a funds shortfall among the charities enlisted to operate the accounts on behalf of the children. Bangladesh Bank unveiled the scheme in March ...
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Oyo State Command, has raised alarm over the use of under-aged street children in the sale of hard drugs in the state. Mrs Mutiat Okuwobi, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the command, raised the alarm in an interview with the News Agency of ...

The situation of street children in Zambia gives a critical insight into the phenomenon. This problem of street kids is one of the major challenges being faced in Lusaka Province. The street children and adolescents are exposed to immoralities such as child prostitution, burglary and early pregnancies ...
YEN.com.gh has sighted a video of self-acclaimed Queen of Ghana comedy, Afia Schwarzenegger, in which she is making a passionate appeal. In the video posted to her Instagram page, Afia is captured driving along some principal streets of Accra, and there happens to be some homeless families ...
"My team is currently in the process of creating an action plan to provide education for refugee/street children that will start out as a pilot program with Maram and her siblings and that will then launch in collaboration with serval NGOs. We will build up this project and try to provide this initiative for as many ...
Amsterdam – The estimated worldwide population of street children lies around 150 million. Egypt has around one million street children in Alexandria and Cairo. These children faced many problems that contributed to their astray. Negligence, child abuse, having siblings already living on the streets, ...
'Begging is also work': street children in Armenia. 23 February 2018 by Armine Avetisyan. (Armine Avetisyan /OC Media). In the streets of Yerevan, children begging for money is not an uncommon sight. While parents can face time in prison for child neglect, many join their children in the streets, finding an income any way ...
THE Iloilo City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) distributed educational assistance to 90 elementary and high school street children and 22 college scholars at CSWDO gym in Molo last February 21. The college scholars were given P5,000 each as their allowance for second semester of ...
Lilongwe — Chisomo Children's Club has revealed an ambitious plan of constructing a clinic for street children in Lilongwe worth K70 million. Executive Director for the Club Richard Mdyetseni disclosed this at a media briefing in Lilongwe Friday. Mdyetseni said they expect the clinic to be fully operational ...
FAISALABAD: The Child Protection and Welfare Bureau (CPWB) has launched search for parents of 13 street children found begging on city roads, markets and crossings in Faisalabad on Friday. Child Protection Officer Rubina Iqbal said that children identified as Allah Rakha, Shan, Qadeer, Kalim, Ijaz, ...
Surina Narula, CEO of Difficult Dialogues, said the definition of street children was "street connected and need not be homeless and orphans. Narula said that instead of it being clubbed with women and children, there was need for a separate ministry. She added that female street children had a different ...
Amsterdam – The estimated worldwide population of street children lies around 150 million. Egypt has around one million street children in Alexandria and Cairo. These children faced many problems that contributed to their astray. Negligence, child abuse, having siblings already living on the streets, ...
'Begging is also work': street children in Armenia. 23 February 2018 by Armine Avetisyan. (Armine Avetisyan /OC Media). In the streets of Yerevan, children begging for money is not an uncommon sight. While parents can face time in prison for child neglect, many join their children in the streets, finding an income any way ...
THE Iloilo City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) distributed educational assistance to 90 elementary and high school street children and 22 college scholars at CSWDO gym in Molo last February 21. The college scholars were given P5,000 each as their allowance for second semester of ...
PUNE: In a bid to bring street children into the mainstream, the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) will soon provide them shelter and education at 10 ... The proposal has been drafted on the basis of a survey conducted by the PMC in 2016, which had highlighted various issues pertaining to street children.
FAISALABAD: The Child Protection and Welfare Bureau (CPWB) has launched search for parents of 13 street children found begging on city roads, markets and crossings in Faisalabad on Friday. Child Protection Officer Rubina Iqbal said that children identified as Allah Rakha, Shan, Qadeer, Kalim, Ijaz, ...
Child Protection And Welfare Bureau Searching For Parents Of Street Children ... FAISALABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 16th Feb, 2018 )-:Child Protection and Welfare Bureau (CPWB) has launched search for parents of 13 street children found begging at city roads, markets and crossings.
At least 139 tramps are in jail and nearly 500 homeless children have been rescued from the streets since the county launched a crackdown two weeks ago. The tramps pleaded guilty to littering, being a public nuisance, peeing on the streets and smoking, among other misdemeanors. County enforcement ...
NGO Street Child was one of the first on the scene providing emergency food with support from the UK government. Street Child's team of 70 national staff worked 12-hour days for over a month providing over 85,000 meals, water, clothing, blankets and trauma counselling to those who had lost everything.
Street children and the homeless weaving in between vehicles at the various traffic lights in Port Shepstone is not only a common sight but is also dangerous. Attempts by police and law enforcement officials to keep beggars off the streets for their own safety as well as the safety of other road users, ...
The government has set aside Sh265 million this financial year to rehabilitate the more than 300, 000 street children countrywide, through the Street Families Rehabilitation Trust Fund (STRTF). Speaking during the launch of the draft national policy for the street families' rehabilitation on Tuesday, Special ...
The government has rolled out its first-ever national census on street families. This is aimed at providing valuable data and information for their proper rehabilitation, Devolution and Planning ministry has announced. The survey will cost Sh50 million and will be conducted by the Special Programmes ...
The governor said that the operation was in line with his campaign pledge to ensure street children are taken out of the streets to orphanages and rehabilitation centres in the county. “As a county government we promised to remove all street families from our streets, we have started an operation in line with ...
In our series of letters from African journalists, novelist and writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani looks at how a teenager is transforming the lives of a city's street children. James Okina is quite open about his tearaway teenage days: Shoplifting; stealing from classmates; bunking off. "I was," he freely admits, ...
“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime”. Syeda Anfas Ali, the founder of the Footpath School Karachi, took this saying as her life's mission statement and vowed to transform lives of underprivileged children. She says 2014 APS attack in Peshawar ...
KARACHI: The administration of a street school in Karachi educating underprivileged children for free claims it is receiving threats to close down by an official a government-backed public sector organisation. Syeda Anfas Ali Shah Zaidi, who has been running the Footpath school near the Abdullah Shah ...
LAHORE: On the eve of international street children day, students of street school showcased their singing, acting and dancing talents as they took a break from studies on Tuesday. They were celebrating the day to be commemorated (today) Wednesday. The Street Children School has a total of 130 ...
NAIROBI, Kenya, January 15, 2018–The Government of Japan has been providing funds to local non-profit organizations through the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) since 1989. Today, the official handover ceremony of “The Project for Rehabilitation of Street-children through Organic ...
Uasin Gishu deputy governor Daniel Chemno speaks to the press in Eldoret town on January 15, 2018. [Photo/ Joe Khisa]. The county government of Uasin Gishu is contemplating initiating a process that will see all beggars removed from Eldoret town streets. This comes even as Governor Jackson Mandago-led ...
Today, the official handover ceremony of “The Project for Rehabilitation of Street-children through Organic Farming”, a GGP project, was held at Magogoni Town, Ngoliba Location, Kiambu County. The Grant Contract for this project was signed on 8th of February 2017 in the amount of 74,605 US Dollars, ...
Minister of Social Solidarity Ghada Wali stated on Sunday that 16,500 children live on Egyptian streets, 80 percent of whom reside in 10 of the country's 27 governorates. The government is working on developing care homes for these children to provide them with education and psychological rehabilitation.
The county government of Uasin Gishu has re-arrested 18 street children who escaped from the Eldoret rescue centre several days after they were moved there from the Eldoret town streets. They have since been taken back to the rescue centre. According to the County officer in charge of security Paul ...
Stakeholders have pointed out that rehabilitation of street children has become a serious challenge. These children end up in the street for want of parental care or because of family problems such as polygamy, foreign employment, and family disputes, among others. Most of the children, who are rescued ...
The rising number of street children in Samburu County is raising concern amid the caveat placed by the government on registration of new charitable children institutions. The County Children Co-ordinator Jane Kabiro is now asking the county government to develop a children protection unit. Ms Kabiro ...
PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Chief Minister (CM) Pervez Khattak on Thursday directed for an efficient management of Zamung Kor, an institute for state children (street children), adding that these centres have been built in nine districts of the province along with two others in the tribal agencies ...


 

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