We believe in a world where no child ever has to live on the streets....

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We believe in a world where no child ever has to live on the streets....

Children run away or are forced to leave homes where they suffer poverty, violence, abuse and neglect. They find themselves living on the streets because there is nowhere else to go and nobody to turn to. We work to reach children as soon as they arrive on the streets and intervene before an abuser can.

What we do >>

We work at three levels for long-term change

Street level

Street level

Street level

We meet the immediate needs of children on the streets. Our outreach workers go out on the streets to find vulnerable children before an abuser can.

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Community level

We change the perceptions of local communities. We make children on the streets visible to their communities and aid understanding of how they came to be there.

Community level

We change the perceptions of local communities. We make children on the streets visible to their communities and aid understanding of how they came to be there.

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Government level

Government level

Government level

We use research, expertise and strong relationships with key individuals and departments to influence policy makers and leverage government support.

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What's new at railway children

Latest news
Latest news

Recently Railway Children joined forces with Hollywood movie producers to be a charity partner for the film Lion. Little did we know then just how much impact that relationship would have on our work in India.

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At the beginning of 2017 Railway Children founder David Maidment went back to India, where the story of our charity began back in 1989.

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Recent Blogs
Recent Blogs

Emma Donaldson has been working at Railway Children for six years. She visited our projects in Tanzania to see first hand how our work is changing the lives of hundreds of children in Africa.

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